You are ingesting one teaspoon of microplastic a week, study finds

At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.

No time to waste: Asia is talking tough and the race to recycle is heating up

The recycling industry says it is ready to capitalise on election promises made by the Morrison Government to tackle Australia's waste crisis, but is warning they only address half the problem.

‘Take your s*** from Indonesia’: Australia accused of smuggling waste to East Java

A ban on sending waste to China for recycling has seen Indonesia become one of the largest destinations for Australia's waste paper and plastic, with human faeces, nappies and sanitary pads allegedly among the exported rubbish.