#Plastic Pollution

  • Article: A Seal Found With a Frisbee Cutting Into Her Neck Is Now Back in the Wild
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    A Seal Found With a Frisbee Cutting Into Her Neck Is Now Back in the Wild

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2018

    And her first moments of freedom are beautiful. Read more

  • Article: BBC to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastics By 2020
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    BBC to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastics By 2020

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 14, 2018

    And it’s all thanks to (you guessed it): ‘Blue Planet II’. Read more

  • Article: The Queen Just Banned All Plastic Straws and Bottles from the Royal Estate
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    The Queen Just Banned All Plastic Straws and Bottles from the Royal Estate

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 12, 2018

    Her Majesty’s war on plastic was inspired by Sir David Attenborough. Read more

  • Article: Surfers Challenge UK Parliament to Stop Using Plastic Cups
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    Surfers Challenge UK Parliament to Stop Using Plastic Cups

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 1, 2018

    The campaign group wants parliament to lead by example and crackdown on throw-away plastics. Read more

  • Article: You Can Refill Water Bottles for Free in UK Shops and Cafes from 2021
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    You Can Refill Water Bottles for Free in UK Shops and Cafes from 2021

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 25, 2018

    And at Costa Coffee from this March. Read more

  • Article: The UK ‘Opposed New EU Recycling Targets' Despite Big Plastic Crackdown
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    The UK ‘Opposed New EU Recycling Targets' Despite Big Plastic Crackdown

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 25, 2018

    Right now, EU recycling targets are 50% by 2020. But they’re set to get even more ambitious. Read more

  • Article: 200 MPs Call on UK Supermarkets to Scrap Plastic Packaging
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    200 MPs Call on UK Supermarkets to Scrap Plastic Packaging

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 19, 2018

    They are urging stores to follow Iceland’s pledge to eliminate plastic. Read more

  • Article: Europe Wants to Transform How Plastic Is Made and Used to Save the Planet
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    Europe Wants to Transform How Plastic Is Made and Used to Save the Planet

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 16, 2018

    The environmental and economic impact of wasteful consumption can’t be ignored. Read more