City of Sydney has launched a new business pledge that will dramatically reduce single-use plastics. Industry leaders from the hospitality, events and property sectors came together to sign up to the Sydney Single-use Pledge.
A group of New World supermarkets have abandoned the use of plastic wrapping for virtually all of their fruit and vegetables in a project labelled 'food in the nude'. Pioneered by the New World store at Bishopdale in Christchurch, it has led to stunning sales figures.
This month an ambitious project to rid our oceans of plastics by 2050 moved into full operation in the Great Pacific Garage Patch. The vision of one young man, Boyan Slat has brought together environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology. Read more about The Ocean CleanUp, and their bold plans for the future.