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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
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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.
Italy's capital is offering travellers a way to exchange their waste plastic bottles for tickets on the eternal city's public transport system.
Greenpeace USA has criticised "false promises" by companies who switch to recyclable packaging instead of reducing consumption.
Business Planet travels to the Belgian city of Antwerp to see how one small company is transforming plastic pollution into a designer product.
As concern grows about the amount of plastic pollution we’re leaving for future generations, a Belgian company is setting a great example to children.
Experts warn that if nothing is done, the ocean could contain more plastic than fish by 2050. For the UN, governments need to more to implement legislation, whilst individuals also have a roll to play.
The Indian unit of the largest online retailer has committed to curbing its use of single-use plastic by 2020. But is it doing enough?