The government’s Resources and Waste Strategy, published today, could significantly cut waste and boost recycling, Friends of the Earth said today – but only if clear targets and action are included.
Party season is in full swing, and while Christmas is yet to pass there will certainly be many of us turning our attention to the biggest party of the year – New Year’s Eve.
Hundreds of thousands of us will be heading to festivals this summer. Many festivals have been making commitments to cut down on plastic pollution, but going plastic-free while camping out in a field far from home can be a challenge.
Revealed: Unreported and harmful emissions from incinerators across England (UK Without Incineration Network)
Harmful emissions from incinerators are going unreported says new research which highlights serious public health failings. Copies of the full report can be read here: http://ukwin.org.uk/bin from 10:30am today
People are being urged to mark World Oceans Day today [8 June] by helping to reduce the tsunami of plastic waste pouring into our seas.
Tough measures still needed to turn tide of plastic pollution
Too many Easter eggs still contain unnecessary plastic packaging – despite huge public concern about the impact of plastic pollution on wildlife and our environment.
Ministers must aim to phase-out all but the safest and most essential plastics
Government commitment to tackling coffee cup waste is all froth and little substance
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”.