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#plastic pollution

# plastic-pollution - Yesterday’s News

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 10 hours ago 12,135 Views 32 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 11,906 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 10,230 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 19,450 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 13,946 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 19,443 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 16,669 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 9,802 Views 19 Comments

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