[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...

TAKING HEART

QUICK - how many reusable bags have you received for free in the last year? How often has each of those bags ended up being used?

CFA SINGAPORE INSIGHTS

Market structure also varies. Starting with the regulatory landscape, find out what kind of controls apply to the industry. Since we're talking about solid waste and recycling, look up the rules...

[ZURICH] Global food giant Nestle SA has developed new paper packaging for its YES! snack bars, a technology it hopes to scale up and extend to other confectionery products as it tries to make all...

[YANGON] The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education in a nation...

[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.

[JENJAROM, Malaysia] From grubby packaging engulfing small Southeast Asian communities to waste piling up in plants from the US to Australia, China's ban on accepting the world's used plastic has...