Your polyester sweater is destroying the environment. Here's why | Adrienne Matei

Boycotting polyester would reduce microfiber pollution. But the larger problem is the sheer volume of clothing…

Glitter is an environmental abomination. It's time to stop using it | Adrienne Matei

This year, several British brands announced they’d ban glitter from holiday products. US companies should follow…

Bottle-fed babies swallow millions of microplastics a day, study finds

Exposure is far higher than previously thought and also affects plastic food containersBottle-fed babies are swallowing…

New super-enzyme eats plastic bottles six times faster

Breakthrough that builds on plastic-eating bugs first discovered by Japan in 2016 promises to enable full…

The Guardian view on plastics: reducing bag use is not enough | Editorial

As the oil industry plans a big increase in the manufacture of packaging, the need for…

UK nature-lovers invited to join fight against litter

Trash Free Trails project calls on walkers, runners and cyclists to take part in countryside clean-upsDom…

Microplastic particles found in human organs by US scientists

Researchers find pollutants in all samples of lungs, liver, spleen and kidneys examinedMicroplastic and nanoplastic particles…

The plastic we use unthinkingly every day is killing our planet – and slowly but surely killing us | Andrew Paris

As researchers, we have been shocked to find the most remote depths of the Pacific Ocean…

From loo rolls to fashion: how to spend your cash more ethically

Coronavirus has made us all think about where our money is going. Here are everyday things…

People urged to take rubbish home from parks in England

District councils want to protect beauty spots during coming warm and sunny weekendCoronavirus – latest updatesSee…