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...

Giving waste new value

Europe can lead the world in transforming plastic waste into valuable new products, an EU Commissioner said today. Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for Environment Maritime Affairs & Fisheries, took part in y...

Plastics industry eyes circular future

(EUROPE) LyindellBasell and Suez are going to scale-up the capacity of a Dutch company which converts consumer waste into raw materials for the plastics industry. Innovators Magazine reported last year th...

Earth Day eyes action on plastics

Earth Day 2018 will use its influence to strengthen and build the global movement working to end pollution from plastics. And with more than one billion people taking part in Earth Day activities annually, t...