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  1. FILE PHOTO: Greenpeace holds a demonstration against plastic waste at the Heroes Square in Budapest

    Commentary: Why stop at straws and bags? Let's move away from single-use plastics

    Land-based pollution from single-use plastic demands a global response, says environmental law professor at the University of Idaho Anastasia ...
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    Commentary: Why recycling, less single-use plastics are not the answers to our plastic scourge

    Getting rid of straws and other single-use plastics, recycling and reducing our consumerism are noble efforts but a fundamental redesign of our ...
  3. Marine scientist NUS bacteria Singapore coast waters

    Toxic bacteria found on microplastics along Singapore's coastline

  4. An ambitious project to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch isn't capturing tons of plastic

    Commentary: The world’s plastic problem is bigger than the ocean

    Sorting or recycling the estimated 5 trillion pieces of plastic floating in the world's oceans won't be easy, one observer points out.
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    The Big Read: As countries wage war on plastics, the jury's still out on how best to tackle the problem

    Beyond thinking about banning plastic bags, straws or other single-use plastics, experts say Singaporeans also need to review the effectiveness of ...
  6. Plastic straw ban

    EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics

  7. Residents bring plastic bottles to exchange for Surabaya bus tickets at Purbaya station

    Plastic to ride: Indonesians swap bottles for bus tickets

    Indonesia's second-largest city has come up with a novel way to encourage its residents to recycle waste: giving free bus rides in exchange for ...