Ocean Plastic

16th March 2018
Viridor Calls For Minimum Requirement On Use Of Recycled Plastic

Viridor Calls For Minimum Requirement On Use Of Recycled Plastic

Viridor has called on the Government to introduce a minimum requirement on the use of recycled plastic in new products which it says will help keep it off our beaches, out of oceans and back in the UK economy where … Continue reading

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28th February 2018
Boris Johnson Takes On Plastic Waste At Foreign Office

Boris Johnson Takes On Plastic Waste At Foreign Office

Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, has ordered a ban on “avoidable single-use plastics” from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s UK operations by the end of 2018. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) will eliminate avoidable single-use plastics … Continue reading

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21st February 2018
Ed Sheeran Among Musicians Featured On “Plastic Oceans Album”

Ed Sheeran Among Musicians Featured On “Plastic Oceans Album”

Bob Dylan, Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Coldplay, Mumford and Sons, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams and Beck, are among the array of international artists that have contributed to Artists Project Earth’s (APE) “Plastic Oceans Album”. Artists Project Earth (APE) launched their Plastic Oceans … Continue reading

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8th December 2017
Marine Litter A “Planetary Crisis”, Says UN | UK Signs Resolution To Reduce Ocean Plastic

Marine Litter A “Planetary Crisis”, Says UN | UK Signs Resolution To Reduce Ocean Plastic

Pledges to tackle marine litter by reducing plastic and to combat antimicrobial resistance have been adopted by countries around the world, including the UK, at this year’s United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi. UN member states this week (6 December) … Continue reading

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10th October 2017
Stars Back Campaign To Protect Whales From “Plastic Menace”

Stars Back Campaign To Protect Whales From “Plastic Menace”

Television stars Julia Bradbury and Michaela Strachan have issued a call for action to protect whales, dolphins and other marine species from up to 13m tonnes of plastic that they say leak into our seas every year thanks to litter … Continue reading

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4th August 2017
Deposit Return Scheme Would Stop A Third Of Ocean Plastic

Deposit Return Scheme Would Stop A Third Of Ocean Plastic

A deposit return scheme for beverage containers would stop a third of the plastic going into the oceans, according to new analysis by think tank Green Alliance. According to the group, plastic marine litter from the UK could be reduced … Continue reading

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17th May 2017
Partnership Aims To Protect 100 Islands From Ocean Plastic By 2020

Partnership Aims To Protect 100 Islands From Ocean Plastic By 2020

Today, on International Recycling Day (17 May 2017), Corona and Parley for the Oceans have announced a partnership to help end marine plastic pollution. The long-term partnership launches with a plan to protect 100 Islands by 2020, starting in six … Continue reading

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