Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: 'We Can't Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change'

"The politics that's needed to prevent the climate catastrophe—it doesn't exist today," says Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old from Sweden. "We need to change the system."

We're Now At A Million Plastic Bottles Per Minute - 91% Of Which Are Not Recycled

Every person reading this has used a plastic bottle, many of whom likely used one in the past day or week. Plastic, in the recent decades, has become a staple of convenience and a modern lifestyle. The surge in plastic bottle use has accompanied a desire for bottled water as Asia has modernized its lifestyle.

UK theme parks to offer half-price entry in exchange for used plastic bottles

Visitors to some of the UK’s most popular tourist attractions are to be offered half-price entry in exchange for used plastic drinks bottles, as part of a trial starting on Wednesday which gives instant incentives for recycling.

UK's plastic waste may be dumped overseas instead of recycled

Millions of tons of waste plastic from British businesses and homes may be ending up in landfill sites across the world, the government’s spending watchdog has warned.

Recycling industry is open to fraud and error, says National Audit Office

The UK’s recycling system is open to fraud because the government is failing adequately to check what is being reprocessed or sent overseas, according to the spending watchdog.

Blue Planet fans get help to cut plastic

The BBC is to capitalise on the impact of Blue Planet II by launching a campaign to help people to use less plastic.

The initiative, called Plastics Watch, has the backing of Sir David Attenborough, who said that he had been astonished by the response to his series in which the carnage caused by plastic in the oceans was highlighted.