Tag: greenpeace-uk

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Major UK supermarkets are treading water in a growing ocean of plastic packaging

LONDON: Too many of the UK’s leading supermarket chains are treading water in the fight against mounting plastic pollution, new research reveals. The third annual plastics survey conducted by the London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Greenpeace UK showed that the 10 leading supermarkets collectively put almost 900,000 tonnes of plastic packaging on the market […]

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It’s ‘make or break time for the microbeads ban’

On the day the Government’s microbeads consultation closes, businesses have joined environmental campaigners in calling for a comprehensive ban on microbeads. Campaigners have warned that the current proposals would see the ban limited to microplastic ingredients of 5mm or less in ‘rinse off’ personal care and cosmetic products, while other products containing microplastics could continue to be sold