A survey of 13 UK rivers has found they all contain microplastics – and one is more polluted than the “great Pacific garbage patch”, Greenpeace said.
A typical human may be ingesting five grams of microplastics every week – equivalent to the weight of a credit card.
New York-based company Solgaard Design has launched a backpack made from recycled plastic recovered from oceans around the world.
Your next stylish work accessory could be made from approximately 15 recycled plastic water bottles, as an eco-friendly bag has smashed its fundraising target on Kickstarter.
China’s decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to pile up around the globe, scientists have said.