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Reusable boxes for a takeaway without the throwaway A returnable lunchbox scheme is being trialled at a London food market in a bid to reduce packaging... Environment UK
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Researchers have turned plastic water bottles into prosthetic limbs The new product could provide low-cost alternative prostheses for amputees in developing countries, as well as help tackle plastic pollution... Environment Science Technology
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Boots to replace plastic carrier bags with paper bags The UK pharmacy chain has announced it will replace plastic carrier bags with unbleached paper bags in all stores... Environment UK
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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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