The #PlasticFreeFriday campaign launches to help people cut down on plastic waste by making simple lifestyle changes, while treating yourself to a little more “me time”.
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
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.
Gove investigates deposit scheme for drinks plastic bottles – but stays silent on tougher action on bee-harming pesticides.
Embargo: 8.30am, Wednesday 23 March. Photo Opportunity:A larger than life David Cameron sawing in half a dustbin bearing the slogan “It’s time Mr Cameron talked half as much rubbish.”
Photo Opportunity: Campaigners will be delivering trolley-loads of excess packaging to South Manchester supermarkets in Hulme (ASDA, Fallowfield (Sainsbury’s), Chorlton (Morrisons), from 10.15am and Didsbury (Tesco) at 9.45am on Saturday 23rd June.
On Saturday 4th March, Labour MP for Manchester Central Tony Lloyd joined environmental campaigners from Manchester Friends of the Earth  to urge members of the public to call on the Government not to build more incinerators.