A group of Kenyan environmental activists sails to Zanzibar in a boat made of recycled plastic garbage. The cruise aims to show what can be done with recycling.
Nations have agreed to "significantly" curb items such as plastic bags and straws by 2030. Environmentalist groups warn the measures don't go far enough, with the US reportedly blocking efforts for more radical action.
Just because the plastic lands in the recycling bin doesn't mean it will find a new life in another product. While some is recycled and some is burnt for energy, much of Germany's plastic trash lands in Southeast Asia.
One of Sicily's largest cities has been caught between an unexpected migration wave and an increasing trash crisis over the past few years. A local initiative has found a way to tackle both at the same time.
The people of Kolomna have been protesting against Moscow refuse being dumped near their city. Now, vocal anti-garbage activists have had their homes raided and searched. DW's Miodrag Soric reports.
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