#Single-Use Plastic

  • Article: One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution
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    One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    Gansbaai, famous for shark-cage diving and whale watching, was turning into a dumping ground. Read more

  • Article: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.
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    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
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    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic
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    An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    July 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 300 women will join the 2-year voyage, launching from the UK in October. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Music Festivals Are Tackling Everything From Plastic Waste to Low-Carbon Transport
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    Britain's Music Festivals Are Tackling Everything From Plastic Waste to Low-Carbon Transport

    June 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Hey Glastonbury-goers, have you noticed that plastic bottles are banned? Read more

  • Article: Boots Is Banning Plastic Bags in Sustainable Switch to Brown Paper
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    Boots Is Banning Plastic Bags in Sustainable Switch to Brown Paper

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 24, 2019

    It will remove 40 million plastic bags from use every year. Read more

  • Article: The World's First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off in Australia
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    The World's First Zero-Waste Flight Takes Off in Australia

    By Madeleine Keck|May 9, 2019

    The inaugural flight by Qantas Airways has been lauded as a “significant day” in aviation. Read more

  • Article: These Plastic-Free Water Pods Were Handed Out to London Marathon Runners
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    These Plastic-Free Water Pods Were Handed Out to London Marathon Runners

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 29, 2019

    The change has major implications for the environment. Read more