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  • Environmentally-friendly dugout made in plastic
    At a glance 1 min

    Environmentally-friendly dugout made in plastic

    Christened “Ecoboat”, the canoe was designed to combat plastic pollution, deforestation and climate change. It is made from around one thousand hermetically-sealed bottles, thick twine and two planks ...

  • Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses
    Expert views 4 min

    Sea2see: from plastic marine litter to recycled plastic glasses

    An interview with François van den Abeele, Founder and manager of Sea2see Eyewear, a company manufacturing recycled plastic glasses from plastic marine litter....

  • Plastic waste: desperately seeking solutions
    Planet 4 min

    Plastic waste: desperately seeking solutions

    While Quentin and Matthieu identify good ideas for recycling plastics during their round-the-world bicycle tour, local and innovative plastic waste management initiatives are appearing all over the wo...

  • Oleo, the sponge that cleans up oil spills
    Expert views 3 min

    Oleo, the sponge that cleans up oil spills

    An interview with American researchers Seth Darling and Jeff Elam from the Argonne National Laboratory and co-discoverers of Oleo....