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Image for Edinburgh plastic-free grocery shop join’s the UK’s zero-waste ‘revolution’
Edinburgh plastic-free grocery shop join’s the UK’s zero-waste ‘revolution’ The Refillery, the latest in a string of plastic-free shops to open up in the UK, encourages shoppers to ‘think beyond the bin’... Economics Environment UK
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London supermarket becomes one of the first mainstream chains to introduce plastic-free zones With the help of campaign group A Plastic Planet, Thornton's Budgens created plastic-free zones in its Belsize Park shop in just 10 weeks... Environment UK
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UK contact lens recycling scheme launched Contact lens wearers in the UK can make use of a free recycling scheme from this week ... Environment UK
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A clean sweep: the ambitious ocean clean-up project Eight years ago, a young entrepreneur came up with a pioneering way to tackle ocean plastic waste. The project has not been all smooth saili... Environment
Image for ‘Single-use’ is named 2018 word of the year, capturing surge in awareness of plastic pollution
‘Single-use’ is named 2018 word of the year, capturing surge in awareness of plastic pollution The term, which refers to plastic products that are made to be used only once, highlights the huge swell in public awareness around plastic ... Environment Society
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Ocean-lovers call for a ‘plastic-free’ autumn budget Surfers Against Sewage is calling on the chancellor to use the tax system to tackle single-use plastic... Environment UK
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