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What can ocean clean-up projects really accomplish?

A group of scientists has concluded that devices installed on the ocean surface to collect plastic waste can only play…

Restoring the oceans one bottle at a time

Soft drinks producer Coca Cola plans to build a plastic bottle recycling facility in Indonesia. It could be a milestone…

Floating ‘garbage truck’ to rid ocean plastics in key rivers

The Ocean Cleanup, which has pioneered innovative technologies to clear the world’s oceans of plastic, has launched a floating system…

Next generation Lindner shredder will clean our oceans

Austrian technology supplier Lindner has developed the new Micromat HP shredder specially designed for shredding post-consumer and industrial film. ‘The…

Billion dollar investment to counter ocean plastics from Asia

Thailand is one of five emerging markets where between 55% and 60% of the world’s plastic pollution originates, according to…

Ocean Cleanup system heading back to land for repairs

Dutch entrepreneur Boyan Slat has reported that his Ocean Cleanup invention has suffered a ‘structural malfunction’ and is returning to…

Ocean plastics-eating system on its way to world’s biggest waste hotspot

The Ocean Cleanup system has been deployed 1200 nautical miles off the shore if San Fransisco on Saturday, reports Dutch…

Adidas: ocean plastics to be used in all products by 2024

Global – Adidas sold 1 million pairs of shoes made from recycled plastic last year, according to the company’€™s ceo…

Australian entrepreneurs are making waves with ocean plastics-eating bin

Australia – 11 900 plastic bottles. That’s how many the Seabin can ‘catch’ per year. ‘If we have waste bins…

Leading P&G brand in bottle made from ocean plastic

Global – A bottle made completely from post-consumer and ocean-reclaimed plastics has been launched by Procter & Gamble (P&G) for…

Dutch eco-bottle helps raise funds for ocean clean-up mission

The Netherlands – A significant share of marine litter consists of single-use plastic bottles. ‘If you want to visualise this,…