For many people, tossing garbage into the bin marks the end of their relationship with it. It has now become someone else's responsibility and - if it has not been disposed of properly - someone else’s problem.
With the ocean plastic pandemic getting worse, innovative solutions from across the spectrum are needed.
The last version of the Ocean Cleanup's concept failed out at sea, but now a new version is cleaning up the waves.
A UK app has created a special cash lottery for anyone picking up and binning litter.
Researchers have extracted precious metals from e-waste in a way that's better for the environment fights one of the fastest-growing hazards to our climate and health.
A student-led initiative in Zurich called Autonomous River Cleaning (ARC) wants to tackle plastic pollution in rivers with a robotic vessel that can gather, sort and analyse waste.