While no-one is arguing PPE is not urgently necessary, will one of the legacies of the COVID-19 pandemic be more plastic in our oceans?
Could this solve the problem of landfill?
Using a material that is usually thrown away, they hope to replace plastics with this biodegradable alternative.
Business Planet heads to Austria to see how one big family firm is attempting to turn the problem of plastic pollution from packaging into a sustainable business opportunity.
Business Planet speaks with a leading figure in the plastics industry to find out how the unbiodegradable material can become more environment friendly.
The crew of the eXXpedition Round the World has reached the Galápagos Islands on their 2-year science mission.
Most plastics can only be recycled two or three times before they become unusable.
There's your usual repurposing ocean plastic plus cinnamon t-shirts and wine barrel home decor.
High-end tourism helped pull Seychelles from the brink of financial ruin after the 2008 economic crisis.
Researchers in Slovenia believe they can take advantage of the proliferation of jellyfish in European seas by using their mucus to trap microplastic particles and help clean up the oceans
We recount the ups and downs of green and planet-related news stories.
This book is a 'vital tool' to help you reduce the number of single use plastics in your life.
The inspiration came from a local petrol station.
Jason Momoa proved he took his role as Aquaman and defender of the seas seriously.
Disney has been criticised for selling plastic merchandise following the release of the second Frozen film.
Ape2O is charging people to refill water bottles in London, where people are used to free water fountains.
Scientists found the microplastics in 100% of water samples taken from nine major European rivers from May to November.
Co-founder of Garçon Wines Santiago Navarro explains why launching a plastic product isn't always a bad idea.
Woodly Oy has been working on a carbon-neutral plastic substitute that's made out of plant cells from sustainably managed forests.
A recent survey of marine plastics counted up which big brands were responsible for the most waste.
It takes just a few small steps to make big changes, and you can try it this Christmas.
We spent an afternoon at home with British-American fashion model and sustainability advocate Arizona Muse.
A new initiative to fight plastic waste can give hope to Ivorian school children.
Non-profit The Ocean Cleanup has launched its next mission to rid the world's water sources of plastic.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi picked up a bag of rubbish at a beach in southern India where he was conducting informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Over two years and more than 38000 nautical miles, a 73ft yacht will carry hundreds of women on a groundbreaking research mission.