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#plastic pollution

# plastic-pollution - Friday 22 October, 2021

Opinion: If we don't act now on plastic pollution, we will run out of choices
# Plastic Or Planet?
# Plastic Or Planet?

Opinion: If we don't act now on plastic pollution, we will run out of choices

Updated Oct 22nd 2021, 2:10 PM 14,851 Views 35 Comments

Lyndsey O’Connell of the Sick of Plastic campaign outlines just how destructive this material is and offers simple ways to avoid using it.

# plastic-pollution - Friday 6 August, 2021

Plastic found in thousands of seabird nests across Europe 'poses a threat'
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Plastic found in thousands of seabird nests across Europe 'poses a threat'

Aug 6th 2021, 2:23 PM 11,921 Views 13 Comments

Researchers examined 10,274 nests across the Northern Europe – with 12% of them found to contain plastic debris.

# plastic-pollution - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Over 30% of all plastic exported from Europe may not be recycled, according to Irish study

Jul 1st 2020, 9:31 AM 10,291 Views 38 Comments

The work was carried out by researchers from NUIG and University of Limerick.

# plastic-pollution - Monday 15 April, 2019

Diageo announces plans to remove plastic packaging from cans of Guinness
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Diageo announces plans to remove plastic packaging from cans of Guinness

Apr 15th 2019, 5:47 PM 19,468 Views 44 Comments

The company is also investing €9.25 million in a packaging plant in Belfast.

# plastic-pollution - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

MEPs approve EU-wide ban on range of single use plastics by 2021
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

MEPs approve EU-wide ban on range of single use plastics by 2021

Mar 27th 2019, 11:05 PM 13,963 Views 41 Comments

The law passed by 560 votes to 35 in the Strasbourg assembly.

# plastic-pollution - Thursday 25 October, 2018

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds

Oct 25th 2018, 10:18 AM 19,457 Views 69 Comments

The parliament said its ban across the EU targets single-use cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers.

# plastic-pollution - Monday 19 February, 2018

Poll: Are you making efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy?
# Plastics
# Plastics

Poll: Are you making efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy?

Feb 19th 2018, 8:38 AM 16,679 Views 54 Comments

A new Irish study has found that most deepwater fish in the north-west Atlantic have ingested plastic particles arising from pollution.

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds
# Plastic Pollution
# Plastic Pollution

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

Feb 19th 2018, 7:37 AM 9,839 Views 19 Comments

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.