A new initiative to fight plastic waste can give hope to Ivorian school children.
We explore how the plastic crisis is affecting beautiful places such as Bali, Thailand and Vietnam and what you can do to save their shorelines.
Two rival portaloo providers in Austria are currently battling each other in court amid a diagreement over the proper handling of fecal matter.
Rubbish, labeled as plastic recyclables, was stranded in the Philippines for years. The 69 containers arrived in Vancouver to be incinerated this week. The move ends a dispute which started in 2013 that sparked a diplomatic row between Ottawa and Manila.
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The KarTent is a festival-use tent made entirely of cardboard, which is easily recycled instead of adding to the landfill.
One man reached the deepest point in the ocean, only to find litter and sweet wrappers.
Daisy May Cooper took the red carpet by storm with this bold look featuring plastic waste spilling out of her dress.
A 'monster fatberg', believed to be Devon's largest, has been discovered in Sidmouth
Schools may stay closed as waste piles up.
A dead sperm whale was found washed ashore in Indonesia with nearly 6kg of plastic waste in its stomach, according to park officials.
Could incinerators be the answer to Lebanon's critical waste problem?