Irish teen wins Google Science Fair with project to remove microplastics from water
August 1, 2019, 12:38 p.m. by Ben Bolton
18-year-old's project could help lead the way to cleaner oceans.
Those hotel mini soaps and shampoo bottles will soon be history
July 31, 2019, 11:56 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Holiday Inn owner will swap tiny toiletries in hotels around the world.
Cigarette butts are the most pervasive man-made pollutant
July 22, 2019, 12:18 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
These plastic filters far surpass plastic straws in coastal cleanup tallies.
A new material that's part plastic and part rock is forming on this Portuguese island
June 25, 2019, 9:15 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Plastic waste is becoming permanently ingrained in the shoreline.
Scientists create a new type of plastic that can be recycled forever
May 8, 2019, 3:23 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
There could be great future in plastic — again.
Where has all the plastic pollution gone in the Indian Ocean?
April 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Indian Ocean is the world's biggest plastic dumping ground, but some of it is leaking elsewhere.