Ocean Action Hub

27 Jul 2020 - The Guardian - Plastic waste flowing into the oceans is expected to nearly triple in volume in the next 20 years, while efforts to stem the tide have so far made barely a den

Approved

21 Jul 2020 - Applications are open!

Approved

11 Feb 2020 - IISD SDG Knowledge Hub - The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative aims to reduce plastic pollution from the tourism sector through a set of actionable commitments by 2025.

Approved

30 Dec 2019 - Plastics constitute a growing threat to our environment - and in turn, human well-being - affecting the world’s freshwater systems and marine resources in particular, as well

Approved

26 Jul 2019 - NYTimes - Design Triennial envisions the possibilities for algae, yeast & other nonpolluting materials. Will they help save the planet?

Approved

23 Apr 2019 - We need a new business model that shifts the industrial approach of "take, make, dispose" to a more circular approach, where products are recycled, upcycled and reused.

Approved

22 Apr 2019 - The Danish island of Bornholm has an aging incinerator that will soon need replacement. Instead, the local government is adopting a totally new system.

Approved

18 Mar 2019 - The Infinitum bottle deposit hub recycles 97 per cent of Norway’s plastic drinks bottles. Should the world follow suit to help tackle the menace of plastic pollution?

Approved

3 Jan 2019 - TOMRA Collection Solutions shows how a circular economy can be accomplished through adapting existing waste recycling infrastructure.

Approved
17 Dec 2018 - The circular economy is a system in which re-using and recycling is maximised and waste and negative impacts are minimized — a closed loop where as little as possible is thrown away.
Approved
14 Sept 2018 - The WEF has challenged scientists, designers and other innovators to radically rethink how we make, use and reuse plastics.
Approved

12 Sept 2018 - Could drinking beverages from a reusable plastic cup play a crucial role in building more sustainable cities and help promote a circular economy?

Approved

2 Aug 2018 - A sustainable fashion brand has created a footwear range made from single-use plastics collected from the ocean floor.

Approved
22 May 2018 - Industry being driven by consumers to take action after decades of plastic waste leaking into the seas, damaging environment and health.
Approved
20 May 2018 - Industry being driven by consumers to take action after decades of plastic waste leaking into the seas, damaging environment and health.
Approved
socrates