Equipped with fishing rods and thick gloves, a group of people peers into the water from one of the many boats that line Amsterdam's famous canals.
How do you drink a milkshake without a straw?" It is a question the city of Washington will soon face after deciding, in the interest of the environment, to ban plastic drinking straws.
More than 300 women will join a round-the-world voyage launching in October to highlight the devastating impact of plastic pollution in the oceans and conduct scientific research into the escalating crisis.
Plastic, paper, metal? In Japan's Kamikatsu, sorting rubbish isn't that simple. Residents face a mind-boggling 45 separate categories for their garbage as the town aims to be "zero-waste" by 2020.
Emirates airline has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of 1st June, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free.
Nine deer have died after swallowing plastic bags in Japan’s Nara Park, a wildlife group said on Wednesday, warning that a surge in tourism may be to blame.
A packaging material that is made from the plant has been developed by a Mexican researcher and is offering a promising solution to one of the world's biggest pollution conundrums.
The nation is the world's second-biggest marine polluter behind China and has pledged to reduce plastic waste in its waters some 70 percent by 2025 by boosting recycling, raising public awareness, and curbing usage.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech urged people to stop using single-use plastic bags so that India could start phasing them out from October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. “I request citizens to see if we can make India single-use plastic free from October 2. Schools, colleges, municipalities, urban bodies,