Plastic pollution on a beach on Bali, Indonesia.
Asian countries have become a dumping ground for the plastic waste from wealthy countries.
Can Walmart go green while maintaining its commitment to low prices?
AP Photo/Tom Uhlman
Two business professors spent five years studying Walmart's ambition project to bring sustainability to its millions of budget-conscious customers – a plan that began with the birth of a granddaughter.
A Eurasian Coot sits on a nest built from human litter, including plastic straws, inside a half-sunk boat in an Amsterdam canal.
Fast-food restaurants and coffee shops are banishing the straw. While it may seem like a small measure, your pessimism isn't justified.
Plastic debris strewn across a beach.
We're drowning in plastics. With governments setting un-ambitious targets, corporations are now listening to consumers who are demanding less plastic packaging and food containers.