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27 Jan 2023
--- Yesterday, Connecticut governor Ned Lamont announced new efforts to address Connecticut’s (US) waste crisis. While Just Zero, Bring Your Own Connecticut and Sierra Club Connecticut applaud the governor’s focus on... Read More
27 Jan 2023
--- Baby and toddler packaging for F&B, hygiene and pharmaceutical products is a key segment for the industry, with concerns over cleanliness, safety and reusability abounding for one of society’s most vulnerable... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- The Philippines has added a law to its Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022 by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), which requires businesses to recover their plastic packaging... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- French authorities are hunting the culprits of a recent mass plastic pellet spill off the coast of Brittany, which is believed to have come from a shipping container somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean. Environmentalists say the... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) calls on hospitality players to reduce single-use packaging after a pilot scheme saw a huge fall in the use of common disposable items, emissions, and money saved for businesses. The... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Nexus Circular and Braskem have signed a ten-year definitive commercial agreement to supply circular feedstocks from a new advanced recycling facility. Braskem will produce certified circular PP utilizing Nexus... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Research from the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ) has found that the bacterium Rhodococcus ruber eats and digests plastic. Study author Maaike Goudriaan says the findings are not a potential solution for... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Australia’s National Waste Policy Action Plan sets targets of recycling or reusing 80% of the country’s waste by 2030. The plan covers all forms of waste across sectors, from food to “business... Read More
20 Jan 2023
--- Environmentalists are celebrating the proposals made by the European Parliament to update the bloc’s waste shipment regulations. The new laws would, if passed, ban exports of plastic waste to non-OECD countries and... Read More
19 Jan 2023
--- As the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) is underway in Davos, Switzerland, a report by impact organization Circle Economy and services company Deloitte is calling for a 30% reduction in material extraction worldwide to... Read More
17 Jan 2023
--- The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual conference in Davos, Switzerland, has kicked off what is traditionally the biggest meeting of global wealth and power. This year’s conclave will see a new collaboration... Read More
16 Jan 2023
--- A Plastic Planet (APP) has spearheaded a new online design tool to ease companies into becoming plastic-free. The PlasticFree platform is a materials and systems solution platform aiming to reduce the use of plastics in the... Read More
12 Jan 2023
--- Marine plastic pollution (MPP) adversely impacts humans and the environment – including food security, livelihoods, physical and mental health and cultural practices and values – while disproportionately... Read More
12 Jan 2023
--- The UAE has announced that it will impose a nationwide ban on single-use plastic bags starting next year. The law will prohibit the import, production and circulation of plastic bags of any material or composition, according... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- Plastic credits have been dismissed by some NGOs and multinationals as a greenwashing mechanism that distracts from plastic reduction and exacerbates “waste colonialism.” However, environmental consultancy South... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- The UK’s Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) says that England’s plan to enforce a ban on single-use plastic cutlery, plates and trays for the hospitality sector is unfair and that there is no scientific... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- Researchers from the University of Cambridge, UK, have developed a system that can transform plastic waste and greenhouse gasses (GHG) into environmentally sustainable fuels and other valuable products using solar energy, as... Read More
10 Jan 2023
--- Israel’s newly formed government has pledged to axe the country’s tax on single-use plastics, reportedly in an attempt to appease low-income ultra-Orthodox communities who cannot afford the dishwashing equipment... Read More
10 Jan 2023
--- Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have discovered a way to convert plastics into soil additives to improve soil water retention and the aeration of farmlands. The report, “Synergistic and... Read More
10 Jan 2023
--- A group of environmental organizations is taking formal legal action against Danone in France for failing to implement a sufficient plastic pollution reduction strategy, as national law requires. The action follows a legal... Read More
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