[LONDON] British supermarkets are starting to go "nude". Bowing to pressure from environmentally conscious consumers, big brand shops have begun taking steps to strip their shelves of plastic...

[BANGUN, Indonesia] His weathered face breaks out in a big grin as Keman explains how sifting through rubbish paid for his children's education, one of many in his Indonesian hometown basking in a...

[SAN FRANCISCO] San Francisco International Airport is banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles and will require fliers to buy refillable bottles if they're not already carrying their own,...

[CHITRAL, Pakistan] From the once pristine rivers of Hindu Kush to the slums of Islamabad, Pakistan is being smothered by plastic due to a lack of public awareness, government inertia, and poor...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia has returned seven shipping containers of illegally imported waste to France and Hong Kong, an official said Tuesday, marking the latest move by a Southeast Asian nation to...

[PARIS] People worldwide could be ingesting five grammes of microscopic plastic particles every week, equivalent in weight to a credit card, researchers said on Wednesday.

[WASHINGTON] Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised on Tuesday that the United States would not scuttle international efforts to curb plastic pollution, amid complaints that Washington is...

[OTTAWA] Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce non-recyclable waste and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin...

[PARIS] Western countries must increasingly deal with hard to dispose of plastics because China and many southeastern Asian countries no longer want them.

[RIO DE JANEIRO] Standing among sacks of used supermarket shopping bags, soft drink bottles and detergent containers, Evelin Marcele is scornful of Brazil's efforts to recycle plastic waste.