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Xi calls for further curtailing production, use of non-essential disposable plastic goods

BEIJING, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday called for further curtailing the production and use of non-essential, disposable plastic goods. Enditem

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Mexico City bans single use plastic bags

02:57 Plastic pollution has become one of the world's most pressing environmental issues.Many governments are passing laws to deal with the accumulating waste.In Mexico, the capital ci

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Mexico City bans single use plastic bags

02:57 Plastic pollution has become one of the world's most pressing environmental issues.Many governments are passing laws to deal with the accumulating waste.In Mexico, the capital ci

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Earth Day: China's efforts in fighting plastic pollution

It’sbeen48yearssincethefirstEarthDay,celebratedoneveryApril22.Thefocusofthedaythisyearisonfundamentallychanginghumanattitudesandbehaviorregardingplasticsandcata

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Cleaning up oceans one straw at a time

Asadiveinstructor,HarrietSparkhasspentalotoftimeinManlyCoveinnorthernSydney,Australia.HarrietSpark,Founder,OperationStraw.“AfriendandIusedtocomeoutheresnorkelin

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Plastic pollutes holy river of India and the sea

India’scapacityofdisposingsolidwasteneedstobeurgentlyenhanced.Plasticwastesinparticularendupintherivers,whicharepollutingtheworld’socean.ResearchersatTheOceanCl

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Scientists hope new enzyme will 'eat' plastic pollution

Scientistshaveaccidentallydevelopedaplastic-eatingenzymethatmaybeusedtocombatoneoftheworld'sworstpollutionproblems.ResearchersfromBritain'sUniversityofPortsmout

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