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 ... Follow Poly the Bag’s Journey Through the Recycling Process 2018-10-31 13:08:38 VIDEO: Educational Animation on Plastic Bags and Recycling from VERDE This Halloween Virginia based recycling rewards scheme, VERDE, has released a video documenting the journey of Poly, a plastic bag, through the recycling process. read more ... Environmental Community Outreach Division Bids to Cut Contamination 2018-08-17 12:15:37 Personalised Curbside Recycling Outreach Program in Melbourne, Florida In Florida, the City of Melbourne’s Environmental Community Outreach Division has begun a program called “Curb Contamination” in a bid to reduce contamination in its recycling collections. read more ... Waste Plastics Starve Marine Mammal to Death in Thailand 2018-06-04 11:51:26 VIDEO: Dead Pilot Whale Had Over 80 Plastic Bags in its Stomach According to a report by the BBC Environmental officials spent around a week using boats in an effort to float the whale and put up a sunshade for it, but the creature died last Friday in a canal in Songkhla province. read more ... Independent Life Cycle Assessment of Grocery Carrier Bag Materials 2018-03-20 13:39:35 Danish EPA: Plastic Bags have Lowest Environmental Impact The Danish Environmental Protection Agency has published a study that analyses the life cycle environmental impacts of production, use and disposal of grocery carrier bags currently available in Danish supermarkets. read more ... Bottle Deposit Scheme Among Green Alliance Recommendations 2017-08-08 13:46:56 FIVE Steps to Cut Waste Plastics Entering the Oceans by Two-Thirds The introduction of a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles is among the measures which could cut marine pollution in the UK by two-thirds, according to independent charity, the Green Alliance. read more ... Woolworths & Coles to Phase Out Disposable Bags 2017-07-18 13:50:24 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 ...
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