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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
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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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A blooming good idea? A chemical engineering student will set up a social enterprise in India to use flowers discarded from religious ceremonies and holidays... Environment Science World
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‘Cherish, don’t chuck your Halloween pumpkins’ urges charity Around 18,000 tonnes of edible pumpkin are sent to landfill each year, discarded after Halloween. Environmental charity Hubbub is running th... Environment
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How to make a Halloween costume that won’t spook the planet With 7 million Halloween costumes ending up in the bin in 2016, Abi Arden of environmental campaign charity Hubbub shares her top tips for a... Environment
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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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