Tagged With Plastic

Investors are pouring billions into the alternative plastics industry — and these companies are racing to deliver


A device invented by a 25-year-old is finally catching trash in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It hauled 60 bags to shore to turn into new products.


Viral videos have terrified people into opposing Amazon's plastic packaging. Here's why they're wrong.



Meet the 2 Americans who were chosen from a pool of 140,000 people to spend 10 days on a mini-sabbatical in Antarctica with Airbnb this winter


I spent a month cleaning diapers by hand and confiscating toys, and learned why it's nearly impossible to be a plastic-free parent


This company turns shredded plastic and clothing into new bottles for Pepsi, Evian, and Coca-Cola



An 18-year-old has found a way to use 'magnetic liquid' invented by NASA to remove harmful microplastics from water


7 easy ways to reduce your use of plastics


Oil giants are pivoting to plastic, which could backfire amid a growing crackdown


The West has been dumping tens of millions of tons of trash in Southeast Asian countries for more than 25 years — now they want to send it back


Architects designed a fin-shaped skyscraper made entirely of plastic. It's inspired by the Tower of Babel.


Etihad Airways removes 95 plastic items – including cups, cutlery, dishes, headset bags and toothbrushes – from a long-haul flight



A molecular biologist warns chemicals in plastic can seep into food and lead to major health effects like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes


A major chemical company is building roads made of recycled plastic. They have already stopped 220,000 pounds of waste from ending up in landfills.


Tiny plastic particles are polluting the deepest point in the ocean


Australian businesses need to be environmental leaders -- and consumers are willing to spend



The massive ocean cleanup device invented by a 24-year-old is spilling plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch


Tackling the plastic problem means Australia needs to think much bigger than straws and shopping bags


These designers used 5 tons of plastic ocean waste to create a whale


This incredible animation shows what 80,000 tons of garbage in the ocean looks like