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A 52-year-old man is swimming through the Pacific Garbage Patch. He’s caught disgusting trash, including a toothbrush and a toilet seat.
Ben Lecomte swam across the Atlantic from Massachusetts to France in 1998. This summer, he's swimming through a vortex of trash in the Pacific.
Scientists have created magnetic coils thinner than a human hair that could break down plastic in the ocean
There are more than 5 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean. A new type of experimental nanotech could help break down microplastics.
An 18-year-old has found a way to use ‘magnetic liquid’ invented by NASA to remove harmful microplastics from water
At age 18, Fionn Ferreira developed a method for removing harmful plastic particles using a liquid invented by NASA.
Cities could one day power homes and fuel cars with plastic, a giant step toward solving the pollution crisis
Companies are considering a way to cut back on emissions by converting plastic into fuel or electricity.
If you're trying to cut down on how much plastic you use, there are plenty of replacements out there that won't cost you more money or convenience.
The massive plastic-cleaning device in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch probably won’t hurt sea creatures — but there’s still a big p...
Environmentalists predicted that the tool would endanger marine life, but The Ocean Cleanup found that animals have been ignoring the device.
More plastic pollution is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s even showing up in the intestines of sea crea...
An exploration of the sea floor in Monterey Bay revealed that the highest amount of microplastics accumulates 2,000 feet below the surface.
From restaurants to five-star hotels, these are all the F&B establishments which will phase out plastic straws by July
Have your favourites made the decisions to go green?
The veterinarian in charge of the autopsy said that it was "unusual to see such a large amount" of garbage in the stomach of the deer.
Burnt plastic waste...