Plastic waste is a huge problem in Indonesia. Environmentalists hope a levy on plastic bags will go some way towards solving it.
DW's Harald Franzen had always looked south from his home in central Germany for his family beach vacations, but an invite to explore Germany's seas led to some fascinating discoveries - before he even got on board.
The UK is building so many rubbish-burning facilities that it may be impossible for the country to meet its recycling targets. It's a problem across incinerator-crazed northern Europe - and could expand the trash trade.
Plastic is useful - for packaging, tires, clothing, and much else. But 2 percent of plastics produced end up in the ocean. It enters the food chain - even reaching us. A new analysis highlights the scale of the problem.
Our reporter Bormey Chy came to Berlin from Cambodia to work at DW and explore an exciting city. But she also discovered a greener, more sustainable lifestyle.
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