We buy it, use it briefly and throw plastic away into landfill or as litter with reckless abandon. Only a small proportion, actually makes it to a recycler.
An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain has launched a new organisation to advance solutions to eliminate plastic...
In an Australian first, TerraCycle has partnered with P&G to introduce a new recycling program that's expected to divert hundreds of thousands of dish and...
Experimental visual artist Francesca Pasquali will transform 15,000 unused plastic straws from the Sydney Opera House into an art piece.
A recent War On Waste episode has lifted the lid on Australia’s waste management crisis and on the volume of food and organic waste that ends up in landfill.
What are the best replacements for single-use plastic bags and how many times must we use them to compensate for their larger environmental impact?
Australian councils are increasingly replacing the traditional steel mesh used to reinforce concrete in footpaths with recycled plastic, which would...
Consumer goods company Unilever has announced its goal for at least 25 percent of its product packaging to contain post-consumer recycled plastic.
The out of control behemoth that is the bottled water industry costs too much. It’s costing the environment and it’s costing our hip pockets. Surely there’s...
A revolutionary new recycling method has seen Queensland engineering firm Fibercon recycle over 50 tonnes of plastic waste.