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Zero Waste Scotland has doubled the amount of money available to support innovative projects aimed at tackling marine plastic pollution, bringing the funding available to £1million. more

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Ocean scientists at the University of Plymouth’s International Marine Litter Research Unit will start a project to study the entry of microparticles in water-systems. more

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PolyTalk 2018 aimed at identifying the path towards a clean marine environment with a special focus on the Mediterranean Sea. more

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The British Plastics Federation, the peak body for the plastics trade in the UK, has released a statement welcoming the funding pledge to help Commonwealth nations research marine plastics prevention. more

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As 52 leaders of the Commonwealth nations gather for the Heads of Government meeting in London this week, the British Prime Minister Theresa May announced the creation of a fund to tackle marine plastics. more

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Delegates at the follow-up event

A follow-up event dedicated to progressing the pledges made by stakeholders at a marine litter prevention conference has concluded positively. more

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Charity renews appeal for plastic charge through new campaign after Theresa May fails to deliver concrete actions in 25-year plan. more

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The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has praised the UN’s ambitions for international action on plastics entering the marine environment. more

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The Chairman of the World Plastics Council has welcomed the UN’s resolution on addressing marine litter. more

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A petition to fight plastic pollution in the North-West has been used as a front to gather mailing details for Chester's council Conservatives. more

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The BPF has attacked the producers of Blue Planet II for linking the death of a young whale to plastic pollution with no supporting evidence. more

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‘Plastian the Little Fish’, or 'Poisson Petit', aims to teach children about the damage plastic litter is causing to our fishy friends. more

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A washing up liquid bottle which is made with 50 percent plastic recovered from beach and ocean environments has been launched in supermarkets in the UK. more

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The great rivers of the world are carrying millions of tonnes of plastic into the seas. Waste Free Oceans has set up a waste harvest project on the River Ulhas in Mumbai, India, to recycle waste that would end up in the ocean. more

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The British Plastics Federation has found widespread misunderstanding of the UK's contribution to marine litter in a Yougov survey. more

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The UK will ban the use of plastic microbeads from personal care products from next year, the Environment Secretary has confirmed. more

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The World Plastics Council (WPC) says it welcomes the Marine Litter Action Plan released today (Jul 10) by the G20 and commends states for their commitment to substantially reduce marine litter and its impacts by 2025. more

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The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and PlasticsEurope are collaborating with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) on a new project for schools aiming to highlight the importance of responsible litter disposal. more

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Supermarkets should continue to embrace plastic packaging for reducing food waste and CO2 emissions, as well as enhancing hygiene and shelf life, says the BPF in response to a new campaign. more

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Seven new plastics industry associations from across the globe have pledged their commitment to the fight against marine litter in 2016. more