A former Cameroonian football legend has started a project of turning trash into innovation. Roger Milla has already laid the foundation stone of a plant that will specialize in plastic recycling. The project could create more than 2000 jobs.
Experts around the world agree that bio-based products are essential for a sustainable society. Researchers are working hard to develop innovative projects such as regenerating human body parts out of wood fibres.
New data collected in a round-the-world boat race has shown microplastics are in more of our planet's oceans than previously thought. What can we do to stop their spread?
Germany has a reputation for being particularly environmentally conscious. Why then does the country produce so much plastic waste? And can Germans be persuaded to ditch the excess packaging?
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."
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