#Plastic Waste

  • Article: The World Doesn't Know How It Will Deal With 111 Million Tons of Plastic Waste by 2030
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    The World Doesn't Know How It Will Deal With 111 Million Tons of Plastic Waste by 2030

    By Jasper Lo|June 21, 2018

    China is no longer importing the rest of the world's recycled materials and countries must adapt. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Launched a Fund to Drive Creation of Eco-Friendly Plastics
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    The UK Just Launched a Fund to Drive Creation of Eco-Friendly Plastics

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 21, 2018

    Without alternatives we’ll never beat plastic. Read more

  • Article: UK Can Only Recycle 9% of Its Own Plastic. A New Report Says This Must Change
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    UK Can Only Recycle 9% of Its Own Plastic. A New Report Says This Must Change

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 18, 2018

    And nearly 75% of UK's plastic demand could be met by recycled plastic. Read more

  • Article: McDonald's Bans Plastic Straws in All 1,361 of Its UK Restaurants
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    McDonald's Bans Plastic Straws in All 1,361 of Its UK Restaurants

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 15, 2018

    The fast food chain gets through 1.8 million straws every day. Read more

  • Article: 10 Facts About Plastic Pollution You Absolutely Need to Know
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    10 Facts About Plastic Pollution You Absolutely Need to Know

    By Seneo Mwamba|June 14, 2018

    We seriously need to do something about our plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: Somali Refugees Are Plastic Waste Warriors in One of the World's Biggest Camps
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    Somali Refugees Are Plastic Waste Warriors in One of the World's Biggest Camps

    June 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A recycling project aims to clean the environment and boost refugee incomes in Kenya's Dadaab camp. Read more

  • Article: Tesco Is Banning All Non-Recyclable Plastics on Own-Brand Products
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    Tesco Is Banning All Non-Recyclable Plastics on Own-Brand Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It “could be a game-changer,” according to campaigners. Read more

  • Article: This Supermarket Is Paying Shoppers to Recycle Plastic Bottles
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    This Supermarket Is Paying Shoppers to Recycle Plastic Bottles

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 22, 2018

    It's giving shoppers the chance to get hands on in the fight against plastic waste. Read more