Monday, June 4, 2018 How the Indian state of Gujarat is taking on plastic pollution

Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, is quickly becoming an industrial powerhouse.

Stories

Gujarat, India’s westernmost state, is quickly becoming an industrial powerhouse.

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Sunday, June 3, 2018 This entrepreneur introduced India to eco-friendly tableware

Single-use plastic products – things like water bottles, straws, polystyrene plates – have become a ubiquitous in our modern lives.

Stories

Single-use plastic products – things like water bottles, straws, polystyrene plates – have become a ubiquitous in our modern lives.

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 From fungus foam to pineapple pleather: 5 plastic alternatives to watch

Our planet is in the midst of a plastic waste epidemic. Researchers estimate that more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the early 1950s.

Stories

Our planet is in the midst of a plastic waste epidemic. Researchers estimate that more than 8.3 billion tonnes of plastic have been produced since the early 1950s.

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Monday, June 4, 2018 Backpack ponchos: Peru’s solution to plastic pollution

Trash is not garbage. This is the motto of one of Peru’s most innovative recycling campaigns, one that has already turned a million plastic bottles into thousands of ponchilas.

Stories

Trash is not garbage. This is the motto of one of Peru’s most innovative recycling campaigns, one that has already turned a million plastic bottles into thousands of ponchilas.

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Monday, June 4, 2018 India pledges to clean up 100 historic sites

For World Environment Day, India is announcing that it will be cleaning up 100 of its historic monuments, including the famous Taj Mahal.

Stories

For World Environment Day, India is announcing that it will be cleaning up 100 of its historic monuments, including the famous Taj Mahal.

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Monday, June 4, 2018 António Guterres (UN Secretary-General ) on World Environment Day 2018

5 Jun 2018 - United Nations Secretary-General video message on World Environment Day 2018. This World Environment Day (5 June) UN Environment is asking you, companies and civil society groups, to take a concrete action to Beat Plastic Pollution.

 

Stories

5 Jun 2018 - United Nations Secretary-General video message on World Environment Day 2018. This World Environment Day (5 June) UN Environment is asking you, companies and civil society groups, to take a concrete action to Beat Plastic Pollution.

 

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Monday, June 4, 2018 The missing science: Could our addiction to plastic be poisoning us?

By Erik Solheim, Head of UN Environment

Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Sunday, June 3, 2018 Meet the Samoan businesswoman who’s making sanitary products more sustainable

Periods.

Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 Latin America and the Caribbean bids good-bye to plastic bags

On 30 May, Chile became the first South American country to approve a nationwide ban on single-use plastic bags, garnering congratulations from around the world for its efforts to beat plastic pollution ah

Stories

On 30 May, Chile became the first South American country to approve a nationwide ban on single-use plastic bags, garnering congratulations from around the world for its efforts to beat plastic pollution ah

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 Join the global game of #BeatPlasticPollution tag!

UN Environment's #BeatPlasticPollution tag has gone viral! Check out the video below, then join the fun. 

Stories

UN Environment's #BeatPlasticPollution tag has gone viral! Check out the video below, then join the fun. 

English
Recent Posts
Stories Powering ships with plastic in Amsterdam

In the Port of Amsterdam, a new factory is being built that could revolutionize the way we dispose of plastic waste. Utilizing groundbreaking technology, the facility will use previously unrecyclable plastic to create fuel for diesel powered cargo ships.

Stories China’s trash ban lifts lid on global recycling woes but also offers opportunity

Governments also have a role to play by investing in recycling and waste management, he added. The British government is due to publish a Waste and Resources strategy later this year.

Pages