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UK government bans plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds The government confirms a ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds in a bid to reduce plastic waste... Environment UK
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From pollution-munching fungi to tech that tags fishing nets: five plastic-busting projects The winners of a £1m grant fund that is designed to tackle plastic pollution have been revealed... Environment Innovation
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Scotland to introduce ‘ambitious’ 20p bottle deposit scheme The Scottish government has outlined plans for a deposit return scheme for some plastic drinking containers, cans and glass... Environment
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Campaigner swims from summit of Snowdon to the sea to highlight plastic pollution A campaigner for Surfers Against Sewage has swum 26k from the summit of Snowdon to the sea, collecting evidence of plastic pollution... Environment UK
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Major companies trial reusable packaging Doorstep deliveries of household items could help to reduce plastic waste, say those behind the Loop initiative... Environment
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Annual beach clean scales new heights This month’s event heads further inland to tackle plastic pollution this year ... Environment UK
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