Experts at the recent Beyond Plastic Pollution in Sydney, Australia, shared numerous solutions to tackle one of the most intractable environmental challenges today: Marine plastic litter. Here are the five most inspiring ideas.
Trevor Thornton –
More states and countries around the world are mulling a ban on plastic bags to curb the negative environmental impact their use is having on the world. But is that enough? Deakin University's Trevor Thornton discusses.
Doug Woodring and Trish Hyde –
Growing mountains of plastic waste and mounting energy insecurity are two of the biggest environmental challenges the world faces today. What if one elegant solution could solve both problems at once?
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing the world today, but no one country or organisation can solve it alone. To address this, sustainability experts Lili Fuhr and Nils Simon make the case for a global plastics treaty.
Plastic is a versatile, cheap material for toy manufacturing, but if done wrong,it can be harmful to the environment and users. Green Dot communications manager Kevin Ireland explores how toymakers are switching to sustainable plastics.
Biofuels are becoming big policy and big business as countries around the world look to decrease petroleum dependence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector, and support agricultural ...
Castor is an important non-edible oilseed crop of the family Euphorbiaceae with great utilitarian value in industry, agriculture and pharmaceutical sectors. The presence of hydroxyl group and double bonds in ...