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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

River Mersey more polluted than massive ocean garbage patch

River Mersey more polluted than massive ocean garbage patch

The Liverpool river is more polluted than the great Pacific garbage patch, according to research from Greenpeace.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Labour MP calls on government to abolish plastic packaging

Labour MP calls on government to abolish plastic packaging

Labour MP calls on government to abolish plastic packaging

A Labour MP has called on the government to make a "no more plastics" commitment to ensure that only organic based packaging material is in place by 2025.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Microplastic found inside 50 marine mammals that washed up on Britain's shores

Microplastic found inside 50 marine mammals that washed up on Britain's shores

Microplastic has been found inside 50 dolphins, seals and whales that had washed up on Britain's shores, a study has found.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Friday, January 25, 2019

Water Bottle

Student slams 'morally corrupt' peers for using plastic water bottles

Student slams 'morally corrupt' peers for using plastic water bottles

A University of Edinburgh student has accused her peers of being "morally corrupt" for buying plastic bottles of water.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

‘Right now whilst we are speaking, we are breathing in plastic’, says anti-plastic campaigner

‘Right now whilst we are speaking, we are breathing in plastic’, says anti-plastic campaigner

‘While we are speaking, we are breathing in plastic’, says plastic expert

Jeroean Dagavos, from campaign looking to rid the sea of plastic, has said the study showing microplastic in human waste was “worrying”.

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Finding plastic in human waste raises 'worrying questions' says Greenpeace campaigner

Finding plastic in human waste raises 'worrying questions' says Louise Edge

Senior oceans campaigner at Greenpeace, Louise Edge, has said a study which found plastic particles in human waste raises "a lot of worrying questions".

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Carlsberg to replace plastic ring holders with eco-friendly glue

Carlsberg to replace plastic ring holders with eco-friendly glue

The brewer is set to reduce its use of plastic to package the product by more than 75%.

Friday, July 27, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

The right side of the pond: Banning plastic? What a load of rubbish

The right side of the pond: Banning plastic? What a load of rubbish

The right side of the pond: Banning plastic? What a load of rubbish

Michael Graham argues in favour of plastic, despite widespread bans aimed at reducing waste and pollution

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'It punishes people who already recycle' - Deposit return scheme met with anger

Deposit return scheme anger: 'It punishes people who already recycle'

'It punishes people who already recycle' - Deposit return scheme met with anger

The plastic deposit return scheme, which is supposed to help people recycle, seems to have angered those who already do...

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018

Hundreds of Asian species travel from Japan to Oregon on floating plastic

Hundreds of Asian species travel from Japan to Oregon on floating plastic

Hundreds of Asian species travel from Japan to Oregon on floating plastic

Officials are clearing the species away from the area over fears of them affecting the ecosystem