Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer

Clean-up broom for ocean debris

If tests of the 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’

Garbage in, energy out: creating biofuel from plastic waste

plastics in the environment can be converted to biofuel

An Australian startup has found a way to transform end-of-life plastics into bio-crude fuel. But is this a sustainable solution or just pollution displacement?