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”.
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.
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.