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#plastic pollution

# plastic-pollution - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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