How much plastic are you using?

It is Earth Day this coming Monday - 22 April. The focus this year is to 'Protect Our Species'. There are also clean ups planned worldwide as part of what will be a day of action that will inspire more than a ...

Breakthrough in war on plastics

"The ultimate goal is to reduce the amount of waste plastics in landfills and oceans." Hear, hear! The words of polymer researcher, Nic Rorrer, who works at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewabl...

Show your love for the planet

It is Valentine's Day so we are naturally all about the love here at Innovators Magazine. The European Commission is asking you to show your love for the world by ditching single use plastics and support the #...

Investment needed to #SaveOurOceans

(USA) Circulate Capital was launched earlier this month to direct investment at innovation tackling the devastation being caused by plastics in the ocean. With the prospect that “by 2050 oceans could cont...

You can transform our world

Do you want to have a situation where there are ‘more plastics than fish (by weight)’ in the sea by 2050? Of course you don't. But according to one report it's on the cards - unless everyone: individuals,...

Friday is #WorldOceansDay 

Humans need to stop feeding the predator killing their home: plastics. Yesterday was World Environment Day and it is #WorldOceansDay this Friday, but everyday should be a call to action on plastics; it's a p...

#ReadyToChange on plastics?

It is World Environment Day and an opportunity for all of us to develop more innovative lifestyles - ones which don't include single-use plastics. This year's theme is #BeatPlasticPollution and there are gre...

What’s your solution for plastics?

World Environment Day next month will add its voice to growing calls for more effective action to tackle the scourge of plastic waste. And serial pioneer Bertrand Piccard, who leads the Solar Impulse Foundat...

Guilt-free cocktails…well, almost

If you see your straw disappearing after a few cocktails don't panic - you're not drunk - it is supposed to do that. Well, that's if you're drinking through a Lolistraw, a 'hypercompostable edible straw' - m...

Lego building a sustainable future

Lego has announced it wants to shift to using 100% sustainable packaging by 2025 - five years earlier than planned. The Lego Group says it aims to replace single use plastics with renewable or bio-based mate...