Every day, Marius Smit boards his boat made from plastic waste to trawl Amsterdam's canals in search of more floating trash. His catch is then recycled to make, among other things, boats like his own.
The EU wants to make all plastic packaging recyclable, reduce single-use plastic and restrict microplastics. The plan would "lay the foundations for a new plastic economy."
Plastic pollution has become a major problem for the planet. One French entrepreneur is trying to fight the scourge with a 100 percent biodegradable water bottle.
Mumbai's beaches are covered in trash. While most people just complain, one man has set out to change that - and kicked off the largest beach clean-up project in the world.
Coral behaves unexpectedly when it comes to consuming plastic. Although it's well known that they do swallow microplastic particles, what is really strange is that they seem to actually like it.
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