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Fruit and veg unwrapped: France’s plastic packaging ban begins A law that bans plastic packaging on most fruit and vegetables came into effect in France on New Year’s Day Conservation Food Society World
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What went right this week: Siberian tiger revival, plus more positive news The Siberian tiger clawed back territory, Portugal quit coal, and the UK approved a drug that prevents miscarriages, plus more Conservation Energy Environment Health Science Society
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Meet the plastic-hunting ‘pirates’ of Cornwall The pirates’ bounty is melted down to make sea kayaks, which are then used to collect more rubbish Conservation Environment Positive People Society
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Edible packaging – the beginning of the end for single-use plastic? An edible alternative to plastic has won an award for innovation. It is one of a number of viable alternatives to single-use packaging Written in partnership with Green Alley Award
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What went right this week: Iceland’s four-day week, plus more positive news Iceland’s four-day week trial was deemed a success, the EU’s ban on single-use plastic came into force, plus the week’s other top stories Conservation Environment Politics Society
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Cows are being touted as the latest solution to plastic pollution Researchers have discovered that bacteria living inside a cow’s gut can break down several types of plastic Environment Innovation Science Society
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