WRAP has published a factsheet on plastic packaging, which is aimed to support “informed choices” around plastic packaging. The document is aimed at anyone interested in understanding the complexities around different types of plastic packaging, according to WRAP. It’s been … Continue reading →
Communities will be able to bid for a share of up to £500,000 to reduce single-use plastics, Scotland’s Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has announced. The new Action on Plastic Zero Waste Towns initiative will provide community groups with funding to … Continue reading →
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The European Environment Agency (EEA) has released new data about litter found on Europe’s beaches, showing cigarette butts and filters are most commonly found individual items. Based on nearly 700,000 collected items, disposable plastics are the biggest contributor to marine … Continue reading →
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A common insect larva that eats beeswax has been found to break down chemical bonds in the plastic used for packaging and shopping bags at uniquely high speeds. Scientists say the discovery could lead to a biotechnological approach to the … Continue reading →
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P&G has announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S) will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25% recycled beach plastic. In partnership with TerraCycle and SUEZ, this innovation will come to France this summer as a … Continue reading →
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