Composting instead of incinerating or landfilling is a promising way that has until now been hampered by the presence of chemicals in packaging.
The Delhi government imposed a blanket ban on the use of all plastic bags on Friday in an attempt to tackle the city's mounting rubbish problems, an official said.
China will expand a ban on free shopping bags, state media said, as it tries to further curb its addiction to plastic in a bid to rid the country of "white pollution" that clogs waterways, farms and fields.
IBM awarded CEO Virginia Rometty a compensation package valued at $15.4 million during her first year running one of the world's biggest technology companies.
(AP) -- Corpses, cancer patients and diseased lungs: These are some of the images the federal government plans for larger, graphic warning labels that will take up half of each cigarette package.
Scientists are creating compostable versions food nets to be used with compostable products to ensure that, at the end of their life, they serve the purpose of helping to grow food, thus closing their life cycle loop.
(AP) -- Tobacco companies in Australia will be forced to strip all logos from their cigarette packages and replace them with graphic images such as cancer-riddled mouths and sickly children under legislation unveiled Thursday ...
Funding to support breakthrough research into fires is due to run out before Australia's next bushfire season kicks in, despite the research being recognised for its social, environmental and economic impact.
The use of media characters on cereal packaging may influence children's opinions about taste, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a technique to significantly improve the quality of bio-based plastic packaging.