A super-enzyme that degrades plastic bottles six times faster than before has been created by scientists and could be used for recycling within a year or two.
If re-elected, the New Zealand Labour Party will replace straws, fruit stickers, cotton-buds and cutlery with sustainable alternatives.
You’re generating so much waste with food deliveries. What if it came in reusable containers instead?
The most wide-ranging ban on plastic products and paper bags in the U.S. is only a step away from becoming law in New Jersey.
It's always a challenge to find good news on the climate and environment beat. And we all desperately need a little more of the upbeat stuff right now.
Peter Dykstra and Living on Earth's Jenni Doering take a look at nurdles, tiny pellets of plastic that are turning up on coasts around the world. Then, the pair travel to the South African town of Ermelo, where coal miners are trying to switch to solar farms.
Long before Brexit and Covid-19 obliterated all other thoughts, the travel industry's over-reliance on single-use plastics was the big issue.
Recovering the plastic trash on Aldabra could cost as much as $7.3 million, a large price to pay for a small island nation like Seychelles.
A comprehensive report of data spanning six decades concludes the vast majority of plastic pollution along the province's coasts originates right here.
If you want to talk about the inequality in our economy, COVID-19, race, and silent violence in our cities, you need to start with environmental injustice.
COVID-19 has all of us cleaning more—but the products designed to kill viruses and bacteria can have dangerous health impacts. Here's how to scrub safely.
Researchers say that more microplastics pollution is getting into farm soil than oceans—and these tiny bits are showing up in our fruits, veggies, and bodies.