Plastic Recycling Initiative Debuts at CEO Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda 26.03.2019 14:34 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 01.03.2019 13:04 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 … Government Urged to Include Bottles of All Sizes 18.02.2019 15:11 CPRE Calls for Comprehensive Deposit Return Scheme as Defra Launches Consultation The Campaign for Rural England has urged the government to ensure that its proposed Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for bottles covers drinks bottles of all sizes. read more … No Cost-Benefit Analysis Conducted for Alternatives 21.12.2018 11:59 EuPC: EU Proposal on Single Use Plastics Will Not Cut Plastic Waste in the Oceans EU politicians have snatched defeat from the jaws of victory with its Directive on the reduction of certain types of single-use plastic packaging, according to trade association EuPC read more … Bid to Match Supply and Demand for Plastic Recyclates 14.12.2018 12:34 EU Commision Circular Plastics Alliance to Create Market for Recycled Materials The European Commission has launched an alliance of industry stakeholder as to reduce plastics littering, increase the share of recycled plastics and stimulate market innovation. read more … Trade Body Says Proposal Would Not Stop Marine Litter 14.12.2018 12:14 FEAD Slaps Down Norway’s Basel Convention Amendment on Plastic Waste A proposal to amend the Basel Convention to change the current status of scrap plastics waste destined for recovery which has been tabled by Norway in a bid to combat marine litter has been cautioned against by FEAD. read more … Campaign to Protect Rural England Collects Over 11,200 Drinks Containers 20.11.2018 14:54 Containers of All Sizes Must be Covered by Deposit Return Scheme to Cut Litter The Campaign to Protect Rural England has published new data on the types and sizes of drinks containers littered in England, to help influence the design of England’s deposit return system. read more …
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