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The legislation is one of the first single-use plastic bag bans to be issued in South America.

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The PlasticRoad project won't just be clearing ocean pollution with their recycled roads. The roads will be more durable and easier to maintain.

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After 10 years of debate and delay, Kenya has finally approved the world's strictest plastic bag ban. Th ban punishes the import, manufacturing, or selling...

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At two sold-out performances in California, Jack Johnson gave each and every concert-goer a souvenir stainless steel cup to eliminate single-use plastic and build...

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Vancouver is well on its way to becoming the greenest city in the world – and they are now tackling the arduous problem of...

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This man has spent most of his life benefitting from the abundance of the ocean – but now he believes the seas are in...

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These funny looking globs might spell the end of plastic bottles polluting the ocean. The Ooho! is an “edible water bottle” made entirely out of...

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Generally speaking, plastic is incredibly resistant to decay, and that's certainly true of the one trillion polyethylene plastic bags that people use and discard...

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This artist has spent twelve years researching how best to recycle landfill materials; and his results have already become a great help to the...

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On the first day of the new year, India's capital city of Delhi issued a ban on all disposable forms of plastic. Due to the...

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Aghan Oscar's company saves hundreds of trees every day thanks to his ingenious method of recycling plastic waste found around his region.

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A group of Tennessee women who call themselves “The Bag Ladies” have crocheted themselves a niche where they can help the homeless and save...

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A group of Colombians are transforming the serious problem of pollution by using plastic waste—and the Lego building model—as a solution for the thousands...

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This is the most genius idea to come out of the kitchen since silly straws.

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Japanese scientists have discovered a species of bacteria that likely evolved so it can now eat the type of plastic found in most disposable water bottles.

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A bill to clean up the environment and keep toxins out of the food chain has sailed through the U.S. Congress with virtually no...
lab gets diesel fuel from plastic bags-Illinios Edu

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Plastic shopping bags, an abundant source of litter on land and at sea, can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum...
Axion recycled plastic used for bridge

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The town of York, Me., is putting up what could be a bridge to a better future, not because of it where it goes...
Photo by Sun Star

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Scientists have developed a new fiber from fruits like pineapples and bananas that is almost as strong as Kevlar, the fiber used in bulletproof...
cucumber photo by viZZZual.com

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Throughout the world "people power" is gaining momentum -- even in the vegetable stands. The Women's Institute issued an ultimatum to grocers in the...