Our addiction to plastic has serious consequences.
The world's plastic industry has produced more than 9.1 billion tons of plastic in the last seven decades, and almost 78% of it is no longer being used, according to a scathing new report. In fact the...
Three design students in Taiwan created popsicles from polluted water to demonstrate how much waste is polluting the country's water sources.
If you throw out one burger, the water waste is equivalent to a 90 minute shower.
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Imagine unwrapping a frosty popsicle on a hot, sticky day and finding a brick of polluted ice, complete with bits of frozen trash stinking of sewage....
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Artist Benjamin Von Wong is drawing attention to an ugly problem with some beautiful pictures. Von Wong's mermaid photo series, which he staged and sh...
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Some things you toss in the trash will have a longer life span on this planet than you will ― and that's not good news for the environment. Americans...
This story is part of a series on ocean plastics. Roughly 3,000 miles from any major population center, there's an uninhabited island in the eastern Pacific Ocean that, curiously, has the highest dens...
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At least 8 million tons of plastics wind up in the oceans each year ― that's like dumping the contents of a garbage truck into marine waters every minute. This trash ― be it bottle caps, balloons or f...
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The numbers are staggering, and they'll get worse if we do nothing.
He said it's now up to Australians to pressure them into action.
Goodbye, clutter. Hello, label maker.
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You'll cut down on food waste (and fridge rage).
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The "Beauty and the Beast" press tour is in full swing, and Emma Watson's looks are "all in perfect taste." But aside from being her normal, oh-so-fashionable self, the 26-year-old is also sharing det...
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...and get a discount voucher for your troubles.
The hardest part is picking which to make first.
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We’re drowning in eco-wash. I’d be pleased about this state of affairs, except that regularly I observe moments of earnest environmental engagement that get it so selfishly, blindingly, egoically wrong. Dangerously so.
From the woman who can fit every bit of rubbish she's produced in three years into a single jar, to the cafe using 'Jesus water' to clean its kitchen, the 'Zero Waste' movement is growing on both side...
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Bride Kim Woolnough made it her mission to have a virtually waste-free wedding when she tied the knot with her now-husband Dan in April. "We didn't want to waste a single thing, so everything had bee...