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In Indonesia, the town of Surabaya’s go-green efforts include bus travel that passengers ‘pay’ for in used plastic water bottles or cups. It has proven so popular that extra services are planned.
A Spanish company has found a way to recycle plastic waste from the sea into high-end clothing.
Plastic is ending up in the bellies of marine life. A new study finds anchovies were actually attracted to some kinds of plastic, mistaking it for food.
An Indonesian biologist is offering an eco-friendly alternative to plastic bags by using tapioca starch to make bioplastics.
Retailers in Singapore offer discounts and freebies to reduce use of plastic bags, bottles and containers and encourage reusable containers.
According to peer-reviewed US journal Science magazine, eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth’s oceans and seas each year – 250kg every second.
From its creation through its rise in the 1990s, the world has embraced plastic as an affordable and versatile material. By the time its impact on the environment and marine ecosystems became clear, plastic had conquered the world marketplace.
Malaysia not only struggles with disposing of its own plastic rubbish safely but is also importing plastic wastes from other countries. What gives, wonders Human Writes columnist Mangai Balasegaram.
It’s not that easy to use very little plastic when on your travels. Here are some ways to avoid using too much plastic while on holiday.
From 'man boob' reduction to rhinoplasty, more and more South Korean men are turning to plastic surgery to copy the look and body popularised by K-drama actors and K-pop singers.