It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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A remote wildlife sanctuary near Hawaii is littered with carcasses of seabirds that died after eating plastic debris that circulates nearby in the Pacific Ocean.
The global proliferation of microplastics has made headlines recently, being found in large numbers in ocean and tap water, seafood and even human poop.
For the people of Bangun trash equals cash.
Springfield Properties, a housing development company, and MacRebur, a company that uses plastic waste to surface roads, have teamed up to build a road out of plastic waste in Scotland, according to a report in the BBC.
Regular customers of Kauai restaurants stood to get a R1 discount on every smoothie they bought – plus the satisfaction of reducing plastic waste – by showing up with special, reusable cups. Then the plan sprung a leak.
The bacteria has been named Ideonella Sakaiensis.
Where does the plastic washing out to sea end up? A new study aims to shed light on the subject, but concerned citizens want to stop it from going ahead.
Canada will ban single-use plastics from 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced, declaring it a "global challenge" to phase out the bottles, straws and plastic bags clogging the world's oceans.
Oil producers such as Saudi Aramco are betting on plastics and chemicals during a backlash against plastic waste.
In thinking about new ways to reuse plastic, a pair of architects designed a plastic skyscraper that also serves as a 3D manufacturing center.
Pick n Pay, Woolworths, and KFC have also recently started to ditch plastic.
New labels will read simply ‘Recycled’ or ‘Not Recycled’, dropping a complicated system of numbers and signs.
Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya - where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets.
Renewlogy, a private waste management company, has found a way to turn plastic into fuel.The company is able to process around 10 tons of plastic waste on a daily basis to convert into fuel, according to Renewlogy's website.
Of the V&A’s 84 food and beverage tenants 46 use plastic straws.
You can now bring your own containers to fill up on loose veg and fruit at the store.
In 2018 airlines generated an estimated total of about 6.1m tonnes of cabin waste, of which between 20% and 30% was untouched food and drink, according to the International Air Transport Association.
A person who drinks bottled water could be ingesting much more microplastics annually, compared with someone who drinks mainly tap water.
A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean.
To you, it’s a garbage dump. To Italian entrepreneur Giulio Bonazzi, it’s the launchpad for a Stella McCartney handbag or a pair of Levi’s jeans.
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