Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), a nonprofit organisation dedicated to marine conservation, has officially recognised Exmouth as a Plastic Free Community.
Our ocean’s plastic pollution has terrible effects on biodiversity, fishing, tourism, and coastal communities. In order to address this issue, the EU has taken numerous actions, including direct legislative measures, awareness-raising efforts (such as the ongoing #EUBeachCleanup), and financial support for creative projects addressing marine plastic pollution. One of those initiatives is the EU-funded project “STRANDET,” which helps recycle a significant volume of plastic that has been gathered on beaches in Denmark’s north-west Jutland.
A ground-breaking study suggests that traffic light labels can help reduce the climate impact of food choices
Pharmacy joins other retail chains vowing to stop sales of plastic wipes by end of this year, as part of efforts to cut non-biodegradable waste.
A Staffordshire Moorlands pub has changed the way it operates to save on carbon. It comes as Staffordshire businesses big and small are sharing expertise to save money and carbon emissions.
75% of ocean littler is still plastic or polystyrene and the government approach not good enough, say campaigners
A new project that will turn used single-use face-masks into waste-collection equipment has been launched in the UK. The scheme will recycle PPE into litter pickers.
Customer demand has encouraged Waitrose to expand its packaging-free initiative with more food items, including loose tea, veg and pasta, in their pioneering ‘Unpacked’ refillable concept.