Trade Association Claims University of Plymouth Study Misleading 2019-05-01 16:11:00 European Bioplastics: Only Certified Biodegradable & Compostable Bags Offer Environmental Benefits A study published by the University of Plymouth has been slammed as missleading by the Eopean Bioplastics, the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry in Europe. read more ... Bottles, Food Packaging & Cigarette Butts Major Plastic Waste Pollutants 2019-04-08 14:00:48 Report Identifies Top 10 Plastic Pollutants in Europe’s Rivers & Lakes The top 10 types of consumer plastics polluting European freshwater lakes and rivers have been identified in a new report from Earthwatch Europe and Plastic Oceans UK. read more ... Cup Movement Project to Reduce Landfill & Litter in Scotland 2019-04-04 13:17:36 Glasgow Shopping Centres Back Initiative to Tackle Single Use Cup Waste Two of Glasgow’s largest shopping centres have confirmed that they are supporting Cup Movement® to prevent single-use cups going to landfill or ending up as litter. read more ... Starbucks 5p Cup Charge Funds Recycling & Plastic Clean Up Effort 2019-03-29 14:23:18 Hubbub Takes a Punt on a Boat Built from Recycled Plastics Environmental charity Hubbub is launching a new 12-seater punt made from 99% recycled plastic in the battle to clean up plastic from Britain’s polluted waterways. read more ... Three-Year Initiative to Cut Waste in Atlanta 2019-03-26 16:19:43 $4m Atlanta Program from The Recycling Partnership & The Coca-Cola Foundation Backed by The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Recycling Partnership is launching a three-year $4 million program that will improve access to recycling, and is hoped to dramatically increase the capture of more quality recyclable items in the City of Atlanta. read more ... Plastic Recycling Initiative Debuts at CEO Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda 2019-03-26 14:34:32 Consumer Goods Firms Launch Plastics Recycling Africa Alliance In a bid to reduce the problem of plastic waste across Africa, a number of international consumer goods companies operating across the continent came together to launch the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance today. read more ... Plastic Oceans and Breathe Conservation Join Forces 2019-03-01 13:04:39 VIDEO: Record Breaking 65 km Swim Around Easter Island to Highlight Plastic Pollution Two global non-profit organisations dedicated to solving plastic pollution have launched a campaign to raise awareness about the issue which will see world record breaking endurance athlete swim the 65 km circumference of Easter Island. read more ...
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