Woolworths & Coles to Phase Out Disposable Bags 18.07.2017 13:50 Single Use Plastic Bags to be Ditched by Largest Australian Supermarkets Australian supermarket giants, Woolworths and Coles, have both agreed to voluntarily phase out the use of single use plastic bags over the next 12 months. read more … Corporations and Public Figures Back Drive to Reduce Plastic Waste 24.02.2017 15:23 IN DEPTH: Celebrity Backing as UN Declares War on Plastic Waste in the Oceans UN Environment (UNEP) launched a global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter yesterday, including microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by the year 2022. read more … Bioplastics Part of the Solution to Plastics in the Environment 29.11.2016 16:13 VIDEO: Perstorp Launches ‘Time to Act’ Campaign to Reduce Plastic Waste To encourage a more responsible use and disposal of plastics, Swedish specialty chemicals firm, Perstorp has initiated a campaign to encourage a more responsible use and disposal of plastics plastics. read more … CPIA Report Finds 99% Can Recycle PET Bottles 15.09.2016 12:55 Residential Plastic Recycling Schemes Reach 96% of Canadians The latest figures from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) show that 96% of Canadians are now able to recycle all types of transparent and opaque plastic bottles, jugs and jars through residential recycling programs. read more … Top Tips on Waste Management to Educate Visitors 19.08.2016 11:38 VIDEO: Subaru Survey on Waste & Recycling in US National Parks Visitor education is key to reducing plastic waste, non-recyclable packaging, and paper cup waste from US national parks, according to a new study. read more … System Could Eventually Clean Great Pacific Garbage Patch 19.07.2016 14:44 VIDEO: The Ocean Clean UP Launches Prototype to Remove Waste Plastic from Oceans A Dutch foundation developing technology to remove waste plastics from the world’s oceans has launched a working North Sea prototype. read more … New Ma-Ter-Bio Bioplastic for Bags 30.06.2016 12:16 Novamont Partners With French Plastic Films Firm on Compostable Plastics Bags Novamont has partnered with Barbier Group, a French plastic films manufacturer, to develop a new type of lightweight bioplastic bag for fruits and vegetables, as an alternative to traditional non-biodegradable and non-compostable plastic packaging. read more …
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