Global plastic use and waste on track to triple by 2060
Some 460 million tonnes of plastics were used in 2019, twice as much as 20 years earlier.
Huge volumes of Covid hospital waste threaten health, warns WHO
WHO estimates that some eight billion vaccine doses administered globally have produced an additional 144,000 tonnes of waste.
Throw out your throwaway culture, green group urges global corporations
Saving the seas from single-use plastic can’t be done by consumers alone.
Cherry-picking morality in consumerism
Protecting the environment means examining our own behaviour as consumers and where our decisions lie on the spectrum of necessity.