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The Club involved challenging 50 employees in East Anglia to go a month without using single-use packaging while having their lunch, in an attempt to cut single use plastic and food waste Read more

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Bruce Margetts, left, and Martin Althorpe

The newly-elected President of the British Plastics Federation says that he is confident that through collaboration and innovation the industry will reduce the environmental impact of plastic waste. Read more

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Working with environmental charity Hubbub, the fund attracted 150 applications, and five organisations have now been selected to receive a share of the £1 million fund Read more

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The new hub seeks to help companies align their large-scale plastic commitments to the specific activities through the hub, which help further those commitments from aspiration to meaningful and measureable action Read more

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Limited edition bags will be created and sold online, with the proceeds from each bag funding the donation of an additional three bags to the local community and the removal of more than 20 bottles worth of plastic Read more

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Launched to help address the UK’s extremely low on-the-go recycling rates, the ground-breaking six-month trial in Leeds has doubled the number of people recycling plastic, can, and coffee cups and has recycled 600,000 cups in less than six months Read more

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The ‘Gas Tower’ dance arena in the Shangri-La area of the festival will be created using waste collected in Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset Read more

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Governments this week amended the Basel Convention to include plastic waste in a legally-binding framework which will make global trade in plastic waste more transparent and better regulated Read more

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For a 24 hour period, starting at 9am local time of the 9th May in each country, the network of groups from countries spanning five continents will release a series of aerial photographs and videos of messages calling for a 'Clean Planet' Read more

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The study was conducted amongst 1,800 adults across Britain by YouGov on behalf of SodaStream, a major environmental campaigner on avoidable plastic waste Read more

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The Llandaf school is one of Wales’ many eco-schools and its eco-committee has been working to increase understanding of waste and reduce its plastic use through initiatives such as its weekly plastic-free Friday Read more

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The declaration sends a clear signal that the Welsh Government will not allow the process of leaving the EU to detract from the challenge of climate change Read more

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Elsie Grace

The race passed through six London boroughs, and Veolia managed the clean-up operation for three of them, making up the largest portion of the event’s clean-up task Read more

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Researchers from the University of Plymouth examined the degradation of five plastic bag materials widely available from high street retailers in the UK Read more

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Phil De Luna, the main author of the paper, has outlined how the process of renewable electrosynthesis could take the ‘petro’ out of petrochemicals Read more

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In 2015 alone, the life cycle of plastics, from extraction and distillation, through to transport and disposal, emitted equivalent to 1.8 billion tonnes of CO2 Read more

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The move, announced on Earth Day, is part of a broader push by PepsiCo to improve its carbon footprint Read more

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The gases used in the vast majority of refrigerators and air conditioners are toxic and flammable, and when they leak into the air, they also contribute to global warming Read more

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The Earth Polo was produced in partnership with First Mile, an organisation with a global mission focused on sustainability and positive social impact Read more

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The report is a follow-up to Suez’s ‘Unpackaging extended producer responsibility report’, which was published in September 2018 and set out ten principles for the UK to achieve a world-class producer-responsibility regime Read more

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The Welsh Government has released its recycling figures for the last year, highlighting Wales' recycling success as a devolved UK nation. Read more

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