Plastic bag sales in England’s “big seven” supermarkets have dropped by 86% since the Government introduced its 5p plastic bag charge in 2015, helping to tackle the devastating impact of plastic waste on our environment. New figures reveal customers of the … Continue reading →
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Coca Cola marks one year since the launch of Coca-Cola European Partners’ (CCEP) and Coca-Cola GB’s (CCGB) Sustainable Packaging Strategy by highlighting some of the latest activity against their sustainability commitments. The CCGB said one of the key challenges and opportunities … Continue reading →
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The UK Government has re-opened the Darwin Plus scheme and given a grant for a plastic reduction project on St Helena to help support UK Overseas Territories. The new projects will see a scheme to reduce and monitor plastic pollution … Continue reading →
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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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A report from the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) today (28 June) claims that efforts to recycle plastic are a major cause of the marine litter problem. The report, written by public health expert Dr Mikko Paunio, sets out the … Continue reading →
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A ban on the sale of products containing microbeads has come into force today (19 June) as part of the Government’s “world-leading” efforts to prevent these harmful pieces of plastic entering the marine environment. From today, retailers across England and … Continue reading →
A new £20m fund that aims to explore new ideas and innovations that can bring changes in the UK’s plastics manufacturing and consumption patterns is announced today (18 June) by Science Minister, Sam Gyimah. The Plastics and Research Innovation Fund … Continue reading →
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Following the announcement that McDonald’s will start phasing out plastic straws from some of its outlets, consumer watchdog, SumOfUs, urges the chain to “go further” and ban plastic straws in all their outlets worldwide, to tackle the growing crisis of … Continue reading →
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