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Every minute a truck load of plastic enters our oceans – harming turtles, whales and other much-loved animals.
We live in a world facing many destructive and entwined crises – including growing inequality, climate change, poverty, pollution and human rights violations. Our current economic system is perpetuating and exacerbating these crises.
Over 2 million avoidable single-use plastic items were used by the Parliament in 2017. It’s time for MPs to get their house in order.
Scheme could help to significantly cut plastic waste A new national scheme announced today that will enable people to refill water bottles for free in tens of thousands of places in England has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth.
Significant step forward – but bigger strides needed by government and industry
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?
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
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.
Plastic is in crisp packets, toothbrushes, coffee cups – even tea bags. How can you avoid it? Quick tricks to reduce your plastic consumption.
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