Greener Plastics? Yes We Can!
South Africa and Japan have embarked on a three-year, U.S.$1,756,450 project that is aimed at combating plastic pollution and supporting the South African plastics industry to transition from conventional plastics to more environmentally sustainable, alternative materials.
A decade ago, Rwanda banned almost all commercial uses of plastic bags and packaging - one of the world's first actions to reduce the plastic pollution that is choking oceans and ... Read more »
Plastic pollution in the oceans has reached a stage where microplastics - pieces smaller than 5mm - now outnumber stars in our galaxy, according to UN secretary general ... Read more »
Gauteng-based company Bottl2Build has discovered a way of turning recycled plastic into functional building material that can be used to build classrooms countrywide. Read more »