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System 001/B begins collection of plastic waste in ocean 

System 001/B begins collection of plastic waste in ocean 

  After a year of testing, the company behind the world’s first large-scale ocean cleanup, System 001/B, says its system is now successfully capturing and...

WILAT raises awareness on proper disposal of plastic waste

WILAT raises alarm on plastic waste

The Women in Logistics and Transport (WILAT) has raised alarm over the increasing rate of plastic pollution in the oceans, calling for proper disposal and recycling of...

Plastic waste in oceans to double by 2030

IEA: Plastic waste in oceans to double by 2030

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has a sobering warning about the health of the world’s oceans. The total amount of oceanic plastic waste is likely to more than...

China Plastic waste

Thailand to ban imports of plastic waste, high-tech trash

Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an environment ministry official said on Thursday. Thailand is the latest country to...

China Plastic waste

Chinese Customs seize 7,300 tonnes of plastic waste from smugglers 

Customs officers on Thursday caught 16 people suspected of smuggling more than 7,300 tonnes of plastic waste into China from Qingdao City, east China’s Shandong...

China Plastic waste

Customs seize 7,300 tonnes of plastic waste from smugglers in Shandong Province

Customs officers on Thursday caught 16 people suspected of smuggling more than 7,300 tonnes of plastic waste into China from Qingdao City, east China’s Shandong...