Reverse Vending Machines Capturing 35bn Waste Bottles Annually 15.05.2018 12:54 TOMRA Backs Plastic Pollution Research eXXpedition as Leader Speaks at IFAT 2018 TOMRA, has come on board as the Title Sponsor for eXXpedition’s next highly anticipated all-women plastic research voyage North Pacific 2018. read more … UN Environment Publishes Videos and New Zealand Joins 11.05.2018 14:08 IN DEPTH: Microplastics, the Volvo Ocean Race and the CleanSeas Campaign The Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme has found the highest levels of microplastics in the South China, UN Environment has published videos on its CleanSeas Campaign and New Zealand has joined. read more … Cautious Welcome from Waste & Recycling Industry 29.03.2018 12:08 REACTION: UK Bottle Deposit Scheme to Boost Recycling A deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and cut the amount of waste and litter polluting land and sea will be introduced in the UK subject to consultation later this year. read more … Three Short Films from the Plastic Oceans Foundation Explain Microplastics 23.03.2018 10:59 VIDEO: Short Documentary Series on Plastic Waste in the Oceans The Plastic Oceans Foundation has published a series of videos explaining how plastic waste gets into the oceans, breaks down into microplastics and enters the food chains. read more … Rich Countries Should Pay to Cut Plastic Waste in Oceans 23.02.2018 16:09 Marine Plastic Waste Pollution Could be Cut by 77% Global funding to revolutionise waste management in the world’s worst polluting countries could lead to a 77% reduction in ocean plastic pollution by 2025 according to a new report. read more … Dell, GM & Others to Keep Plastic Waste Out of the Oceans 18.12.2017 14:45 VIDEO: NextWave Consortium to Boost Recycling of Ocean Bound Plastics A consortium including Dell Inc. and General Motors has launched NextWave, an open-source initiative to scale the recycling of ocean-bound plastics into packaging and products. read more … EEB Urges More Action to Tackle Unecessary Plastic Waste 14.12.2017 12:08 UN Environment Assembly Resolution to Tackle Plastic Waste & Marine Litter Moves to address marine litter and microplastics, prevent and reduce air pollution were among the 13 non-binding resolutions passed by the UN Environment Assembly at its recent meeting in in Nairobi. read more …
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