#Single-Use Plastic

  • Article: Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 13, 2019

    It starts this month, with eliminating plastic bags for fruit and veg and bakery products. Read more

  • Article: Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    By Ruqayah Juyel|Aug. 27, 2019

    It will “reserve the right not to list” products with too much non-recyclable packaging. Read more

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

    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.

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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