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South Africa’s plan to phase out harmful plastic shopping bags :...

Environment minister Barbara Creecy has gazetted draft amendments to the National Environmental Management Act in a move to phase out certain types of...

Risk of COVID-19 plastic trash pile-up worries Europe

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Concerns are rising across Europe that the coronavirus-induced slump in oil prices could knock demand for recycled plastics but data...

Virus-triggered economic meltdown threatens Europe’s war on plastic

Ourem, Portugal – Giving a new life to plastic trash gets Carlos Bento out of bed every morning. But the coronavirus pandemic has...

Economic meltdown threatens Europe’s war on plastic : recycling

OURÉM, Portugal (Reuters) - Giving a new life to plastic trash gets Carlos Bento out of bed every morning. But the coronavirus pandemic...

COVID-19 Impacts: Recycle Market for Plastic Bottle Industry Will Accelerate at...

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Technavio has been monitoring the recycle market for plastic bottle industry and it is...

DS Smith Offers Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Plastic Foam Coolers

COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Family picnickers, backyard revelers and even road trippers just got an environmental boost....

Germany is banning single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and food containers...

Germany is banning single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and food containersThe Cabinet agreed Wednesday to end the sale of plastics including single-use cutlery,...

Calltrans repaves roadway in Oroville with recycled plastic bottles

OROVILLE, Calif. – Crews from Caltrans repaved a busy stretch of road west of Oroville Thursday using recycled plastic bottles. The $3.2 million paving...

Use of plastic bags in England drops by 59% in a...

The average person in England now buys just 4 bags a year from the main...

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