Tag: microplastics

Report

Checking Out on Plastics II

Today we release, with partner Greenpeace, the new report ‘Checking Out on Plastics II: Breakthroughs and backtracking from supermarkets’, revealing that seven of the top 10 supermarkets had increased the plastic packaging they use, also known as their ‘plastic footprint’.

Press Release

EU moves to ban microplastics in most products

EU will use powerful chemical laws to stop most microplastics and microbeads being added to various products. The European Chemicals Agency says 10,000-60,000 tonnes of microplastics which are intentionally added to products leak into the environment annually, are impossible to remove and last for thousands of years