Ocean plastic

Out of sight, out of mind no more: An open letter to the plastics industry

In the following post, naturalist and author, Sarah Roberts, writes about the importance of education when it comes to stemming the flow of plastics into the natural environment. more

14 Feb 2018 11:35 Guest Blog

The Prime Minister has arrived in China for a three-day visit during which she is expected to discuss China’s approach to plastics pollution. more

31 Jan 2018 10:45 Environment

South Yorkshire's Xeros hopes to clean up at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show with a bead-filled washing machine. more

9 Jan 2018 11:22 Machinery

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

8 Dec 2017 14:15 Environment

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

22 Nov 2017 17:09 Industry News

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

22 Nov 2017 14:03 Industry News

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

21 Nov 2017 12:32 Industry News

In response to the proposal made by the Government to tax certain plastics packaging products, the British Plastics Federation has said it feels this is not "the best course of action." more

20 Nov 2017 10:04 Environment

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

27 Oct 2017 09:57 Environment

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

20 Oct 2017 10:48 Industry News 1 Comments

The Welsh Government opens a microbead consulation today in efforts to clean up national waters. more

16 Oct 2017 12:14 Environment

Proctor and Gamble hopes its consumers will pay more attention to plastic in the oceans, with a series of washing-up liquid bottles made from a tenth ocean plastic. more

6 Oct 2017 10:39 Industry News


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PlasticsEurope has joined with its commercial partners to 'reaffirm its commitment' to retaining resins and pellets in the manufacturing cycle. more

4 Oct 2017 11:27 Industry News

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

2 Oct 2017 16:13 Industry News

The plastics industry peak body, the British Plastics Federation, has stood its ground with a riposte to a survey by A Plastic Planet and Populus calling for a ‘plastic-free’ aisle in supermarkets. more

27 Jul 2017 11:41 Industry News

NGO creates stylish fashion line, raising funds with organic and ethical clothing with an ecological message. more

4 Jul 2017 15:40 Industry News