Tag: plastic

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Nothing fishy about it: Meaningful measures on fishing gear at IMO

The main component of sea-based sources of marine plastic pollution is abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear, also referred to as ghost gear. Fishing gear accounts for approximately 10% of global marine plastic pollution though in some regions it is closer to half the overall mass in our oceans and seas.

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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’.

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Checking Out on Plastics

In this report, the Environmental Investigation Agency and Greenpeace UK present the findings of the most comprehensive survey to date on how supermarkets are addressing plastic pollution

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Lost at Sea: The urgent need to tackle marine litter

As a mandatory 5p charge for plastic bags comes into effect in England, this report calls on governments, industry, retailers and consumers alike to help end the appalling damage plastic waste inflicts on marine environments.