When plastic became the “wonder” product for solving so many modern issues in the 1970s, we did not envisage that 50 years later, it would be considered the “biggest environmental disaster” that humans have caused.  Talk to anyone on any street,

Technology evolves at an exponential rate--often at a pace too fast for us to comprehend until we are able to look back at it and reflect on it in the context of history. However, there is some technology that does

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with BCorporation. The BCorp Series can be found here. The original publication can be found here. Through Recycling Programs and Consumer Education Opportunities, B Corps Broaden the Circular Economy and the Circle of Earth-Friendly Practices Employees at

Six years ago, Boyan Slat, at the time an 18-year-old aerospace engineering student, appeared at TEDxDelft to present his idea of what we could do to tackle one of the most demanding issues of global sustainability: plastic pollution. Merely a year

On 4 July 2018, the city of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, unveiled a new and exciting part of the city’s landscape: the world’s first floating park made entirely of recycled plastic waste. Appropriately named the Recycled Park, the initiative comprises

We live at a time when accumulated human activity has begun changing the fundament within which we exist. Thanks to our greenhouse gas emissions, the atmosphere is warming and with it the Ocean. These same greenhouse gases are also making

Starting February 1, two sustainable fashion entrepreneurs, highly motivated and increasingly concerned with plastic pollution, launched an Australia vs. Iceland challenge as a 30-day experiment to see whether it's possible to live plastic-free. The contenders, Heidrun Sigfusdottir and Edda Hamar are

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