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      Wagamama pledge to ditch plastic straws welcomed

      Significant step forward – but bigger strides needed by government and industry

      17th Jan 2018
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      European Commission leaves UK commitment to plastic reduction in its wake

      The EU Commission has released a new strategy today about how to reduce plastic waste, which we all know is a massive problem. Is it good enough, or could the UK do better?

      16th Jan 2018
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      Government urged to take bolder action following McDonald’s & Iceland pledges on plastic and packaging

      Ministers’ aim to ditch avoidable plastic within a quarter of a century looks extremely meagre. Plans by McDonalds to tackle the impact of its packaging has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth.  Earlier today retailer Iceland revealed that it … Continue reading

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      Let’s end waste from coffee cups

      We reduced plastic bag waste so let’s do the same with coffee cups. Meanwhile, many of them have given us the impression their cups are recycled.

      5th Jan 2018
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      9 really good alternatives to plastic

      Plastic is in crisp packets, toothbrushes, coffee cups – even tea bags. How can you avoid it? Quick tricks to reduce your plastic consumption.

      2nd Jan 2018
      
      	

      Manchester Friends of the Earth open meeting: film screening of Demain (Tomorrow)

      The first open meeting of 2018 will be the screening of the film: Demain (Tomorrow). Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social crises that our countries are going … Continue reading

      30th Dec 2017
      
      	

      21 eco-friendly Christmas tips: Leisure and Travel (19-21)

      How to ease off the rampant consumerism without seeming a bit of a Scrooge at Christmas. Our 21 cockle-warming tips for a greener festive season.. Leisure and Travel.

      11th Dec 2017
      
      	

      21 eco-friendly Christmas tips: Decorations (15-18)

      How to ease off the rampant consumerism without seeming a bit of a Scrooge at Christmas. Our 21 cockle-warming tips for a greener festive season.. Decorations

      9th Dec 2017
      
      	

      21 eco-friendly Christmas tips: Gifts (6-10)

      How to ease off the rampant consumerism without seeming a bit of a Scrooge at Christmas. Our 21 cockle-warming tips for a greener festive season.. Gifts.

      7th Dec 2017
      
      	

      University of Exeter study shows extent of plastic pollution on Cornish beaches

      As we campaign to reduce unnecessary packaging and beat the scourge of plastic waste, a seven-year study of Cornish beaches shows the harm this kind of pollution is doing to our natural environment.

      4th Dec 2017
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