waste

Single-use plastic is a huge environmental problem, but it can help limit food waste – another big problem. Tackling both will take ingenuity.

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Millions of tonnes of food are wasted in Indonesia every year. Social movements are filling a policy void and hungry stomachs.

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Malaysia wants to get rid of single-use plastic by 2030. Bioplastics may help it get there.

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Vast amounts of food are sent to landfill. But the jury’s out on whether packaging is friend or foe in the fight against the problem.

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The waste tobacco products create is an increasingly recognised environmental hazard. Environmental laws might be used to tackle it.

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Mounting marine pollution is choking the world’s oceans and rivers, especially in Southeast Asia — and it’ll only get worse unless something changes.

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Thousands of pieces of ‘space junk’ float in orbit, and almost as many ideas for how to get rid of them are being floated on Earth.

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