Tag: plastic

Indonesian students leave behind tons of plastic waste in anti-government rally

Indonesia saw a series of demonstrations that has little to do with climate change or the noble struggle of Swedish student and climate activist Greta Thunberg. But the students in Jakarta and elsewhere in Indonesia left behind tons of plastic waste on the streets in...

Lilly, Thailand’s Greta Thunberg, wages ‘war’ on plastic

by Sophie DEVILLER Skipping school to glide through a dirty Bangkok canal on a paddleboard, Lilly fishes out rubbish in her mission to clean up Thailand, where the average person uses eight plastic bags every single day. "I am a kid at war," the bubbly 12-year-old...

Fishing for plastic on Amsterdam’s eco-friendly canal cruises

by Sara MAGNIETTE Equipped with fishing rods and thick gloves, a group of people peers into the water from one of the many boats that line Amsterdam's famous canals. But it's not fish they're hunting on their cruise along one of the Dutch capital's most famous...