The environmentally-friendly alternative to plastic is safe to consume, and takes a week to biodegrade in water
The plant-based eatery says ocean cleanups are 'vital to the survival of the planet and its inhabitants'
The retailer is starting the trial in one of its Oxford stores this week. Products at the refill station will include cereal, rice, wine, beer, and cleaning products
The UK supermarket giant will offer its customers up to 127 varieties of fruit and veg plastic-free or in recyclable paper bags in the new sections
People with a disability or a medical need for plastic will be able to get them upon request, according to reports
'Addressing the plastic problem in our oceans, rivers, and land is everyone's responsibility – including the companies that use much of the plastic in the world today'
The brand has a team dedicated to sustainable packaging, and says over the last year, they have 'extensively reviewed their packaging and moved to more sustainable solutions'
Tourists bringing non-recyclable plastic on to the island could face a €500 ($559) fine
Event organizers had promised to make this year the most sustainable yet - and say they will collect all the plastic bottles that were used and send them to be recycled
The company expects the chance to reduce its plastic use by over 400 tonnes each year
A new survey suggests David Attenborough's documentaries on climate change are having a major impact on consumers
The island's efforts to reduce plastic consumption have been officially recognized
According to a marine non-profit organization, 'garbage bags, fishing nets, and other objects were found in the mammal's stomach
The supermarket giant says it wants to 'remove as much as plastic' as it can from its products
The campaign was created by Sea Shepherd, which says it is committed to making sure the oceans don't become more full of plastic than fish - 'because if the oceans die, we die'
According to the company called KAROMade, it wanted to 'help the world to get rid of that waste by giving it a new life in the best possible way'. It limits waste by crafting items to order
The study revealed that, out of all plastic debris, balloons pose the biggest risk of mortality for seabirds
Organizers are encouraging attendees to bring their own reusable water bottle and make use of the festival's water stations
The new store will be the first packaging-free cosmetics shop in the country - offering 'naked' alternatives to shampoo, soap, and even skincare
PANGAIA - which is loved by musician Pharrell Williams - launched the jacket as an alternative to traditional down options, which involve the cruel plucking of ducks and geese
Textile creators and fashion designers are working hard to create alternative options to the fast fashion garments and materials that are harming the planet and its inhabitants
The animal, who was found in a national park in Indonesia, had swallowed 115 plastic cups, 25 plastic bags, and four plastic bottles among other pieces of debris
It follows a similar scheme launched in Holland in February
The 'mindfulness of our wellbeing and environment' is being credited for the change
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has launched a consultation
One MEP warned there will be 'more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050'
The broadcaster says the world is 'only now waking up to this emerging crisis'
The store says this will save 500 tons of plastic
The F1 racer also asked his followers to stop buying plastic
The shop will highlight the issue of single-use plastic waste
The ban will amount to a reduction of more than 175 million straws and 13 million stirrers annually
The issue is being taken increasingly seriously by politicians
Politicians have created a number of schemes to reduce plastic waste
The store says this will eliminate 1 billion straws annually
Over 300 marine mammals are found dead each year in Thailand as a result of the plastic problem
All products are free of packaging
Plastic bottles will be replaced with canned alternatives
The Government believes the industry can help tackle marine plastic pollution
42 businesses signed the UK Plastics Pact - which launched today
EDITION Hotels plans to change the hotel industry for the better
The supermarket has called on others to do the same
The Environment Secretary said 'watch this space'
Glass bottles will be used for water and straws will be phased out
Big names including Wagamama, Itsu, Bill's, and Pizza Express have already committed to the campaign
The sandwich giant has launched an innovative trial in its quest to reduce plastic waste
The new Kenyan law bans even the carrying of plastic bags
Huge numbers of people are concerned about how much plastic is thrown away in the UK