At the current rate, the consumption of plastic in Asia will have increased by a shocking 80% by 2025.
Conspicuous consumption, which is often confused with living well, is environmentally unsustainable.
Food waste remains an acute problem in Europe and across much of the world. So does plastic waste.
The Japanese automaker Toyota wants to make good use of wasted cow dung by harvesting it for energy.
Tiny spring-like carbon nanotubes could break down microplastics in the oceans.
"There is a huge opportunity for Prague to make more efficient use of its resources."