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‘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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Danish brewing giant rings in the changes Carlsberg has pledged to phase out its plastic ring can holders, replacing them with recyclable glue... Environment
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New label helps shoppers swerve plastic packaging A plastic-free ‘trust mark’ has been launched to help shoppers steer clear of products that are packaged in plastic... Environment UK
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Music festivals to host reverse vending machines for plastics this summer Heading to a festival this summer? The Co-op supermarket is trialling a ‘reverse vending machine’ to encourage festival-goers to return thei... Environment UK
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Paddleboarder sets two world records in coast-to-coast plastic pollution challenge A vet has travelled more than 1,000 miles on a stand-up paddleboard in a bid to draw attention to plastic waste... Environment UK
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