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EU may ban plastic straws, stirs, cotton buds

By : editor_2, May 29, 2018

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025....

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Single-use plastics could be banned in England next year

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

Cotton buds, plastic drinking straws and other single-use plastics could be banned from sale in England next year in the next phase of the campaign to try to halt the pollution of the world’s...

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Four more nations join UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2017

In a major collaboration to make the oceans litter-free, four more countries -- Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa -- on Wednesday joined UN Environment's Clean Seas campaign by committing...

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Dell Says ‘Ocean Plastic’ Packaging Is Cost-Effective, Scalable

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 20, 2017

Dell has begun shipping its XPS 13 in materials made in part from plastic pollution from the ocean. The company spent about 18 months doing a detailed assessment and validation, followed by a...

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UN Environment starts campaign to end marine litter

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 23, 2017

The UN Environment Programme on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter - microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of...

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