Tourists and local residents disembark a boat coming from nearby Nusa Penida island as plastic trash pollutes the beach in Sanur, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia April 10, 2018. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo/Files Read more at

Reduce Your Plastic Waste In 2019 With 10 Easy ways

Guardian environment correspondent Sandra Laville explains why we can’t recycle our way out of the plastics problem, and suggests ways to reduce your footprint. Plastic has become perhaps the most demonised material of the last...

This whale shark is about to eat a plastic bag (Photo Rich Carey)

Whale shark eating plastic in asia

This horrific image of a whale shark about to eat a plastic bag in an ocean of filth will burn into your retina. This picture was shot by Rich Carey. Asia is one of...

Plastic waste in Malaysia (Photo: Reuters)

Malaysia issues permanent ban on import of plastic waste

Permanent ban PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has issued a permanent ban on the import of plastic waste effective Friday (Oct 26), says Zuraida Kamaruddin. The Housing and Local Government Minister said the country would also be...

"Preventing ocean plastic could be humanity's richest opportunity," Katz says.

The surprising solution to ocean plastic

Can we find a solution dor the problem of ocean plastic and end extreme poverty at the same time? That’s the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank. A worldwide chain of stores where everything...