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A Mexican company is turning leftover avocado pits into biodegradable silverware


A Mexican company is turning leftover avocado pits into biodegradable silverware


An Australian research team found a way to recycle soft plastic into concrete – and it could have broader applications in construction



Loop Industries plunges 22% after a short-seller accused its patented plastic-recycling technology of being 'very misleading'


This startup wants you to pay $8 a month to offset all the single-use plastic you consume


The nonprofit that partnered with Microsoft to clean up the ocean is now selling $200 sunglasses made from ocean plastic



A pop-up store in NYC is stocking products made entirely of single-use plastic as retailers grapple with changing laws


Seaweed may be the solution to our plastic crisis. A London startup is making edible packaging out of it.


Scientists engineered plastic-eating 'super-enzymes' that can break down bottles in days


A factory in Indiana is turning plastic waste into eco-friendly fuel — and it's trying to revolutionise how we handle pollution


Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Mars accused of 'warping, reframing, or ignoring' environmental commitments in major sustainability report


Strawless 'sippy cups' are the new norm for Starbucks iced drinks in the US and Canada



As plexiglass barriers become the future of indoor dining, experts worry they may not be enough


Scientists and entrepreneurs are pioneering plastic alternatives with the goal of creating materials that can be recycled over and over


Johnnie Walker is launching a new bottle that's made out of paper


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