#Plastic Pollution

  • Article: Over 40 UK Companies Just Signed a Pact to Cut Plastic Pollution
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    Over 40 UK Companies Just Signed a Pact to Cut Plastic Pollution

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 26, 2018

    Combined, they’re responsible for 80% of supermarkets’ plastic packaging. Read more

  • Article: 16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics
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    16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    They are an inspiration in the war on plastic. Read more

  • Article: This Coffee Chain Is First to Announce a Complete Ban on Disposable Cups
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    This Coffee Chain Is First to Announce a Complete Ban on Disposable Cups

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 24, 2018

    Handing out 300,000 disposable cups a year is “senseless,” says the chain. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Cotton Buds Could Soon Be Banned in England
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    Plastic Straws, Stirrers, and Cotton Buds Could Soon Be Banned in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 19, 2018

    PM Theresa May made the announcement as the Commonwealth Summit kicks off. Read more

  • Article: These Three Massive Companies Just Committed to Reduce Plastic Waste
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    These Three Massive Companies Just Committed to Reduce Plastic Waste

    April 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nestle, Waitrose, and KPMG have all pledged to reduce their plastic use to help save the planet. Read more

  • Article: This Man Turned a Year’s Worth of Plastic Into Art and It’s Eye-Opening
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    This Man Turned a Year’s Worth of Plastic Into Art and It’s Eye-Opening

    By Daniele Selby|April 10, 2018

    “Knowing what I know, I feel too guilty to throw away any plastic now,” Daniel Webb said. Read more

  • Article: McDonald's Will Phase Out Plastic Straws From UK Restaurants
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    McDonald's Will Phase Out Plastic Straws From UK Restaurants

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 29, 2018

    The trial will start across all 1,300 fast food outlets in May. Read more

  • Article: England Is Getting a Deposit Return Scheme for Plastic Bottles and Cans
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    England Is Getting a Deposit Return Scheme for Plastic Bottles and Cans

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 28, 2018

    A similar scheme in Germany achieved a 97% recycling rate. Read more