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NEWS FROM MOLD PLASTIC REDUCTION

Below are news items about single use plastic and how to use less of it, plus posts on wider environmental concerns and about the MPR group and its activities. If you’re not already doing so, you can also keep in touch with what’s going on via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – and don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter!

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PLASTIC-FREE TAKEAWAYS

The Naked Takeaway initiative gained some useful media coverage recently with an article in The Leader. Six local businesses are trialling the scheme, which offers takeaway customers reusable food containers …

WASTE PLASTIC BUSINESS IDEAS

The Precious Plastic initiative encourages people to see waste plastic as a valuable resource that can be recycled rather than simply dumped. So far, so ordinary – there are lots …

MILLION MILE CLEAN

Another brainchild of the Surfers Against Sewage people (SAS; don’t they ever stop?), the Million Mile Clean aims to recruit 100,000 volunteers to walk 10 miles, cleaning as they go. …

CIRCULAR ECONOMY ROUNDUP

The Facebook page of North East Wales Circular Economy describes itself as a place “for sharing ideas and for linking people, initiatives and organisations across North East Wales who are …

LOCAL CRAFT RESOURCE

Based just outside Denbigh, the reSource CIC (Community Interest Company) salvages clean, dry, safe and non-toxic items that would otherwise end up being scrapped and probably going to landfill. By …

COMMERCIAL FISHING & PLASTIC

The Netflix documentary Seaspiracy has created quite a stir. It’s been lauded for shedding light on the damage caused by the fishing industry, but also condemned for using interviews and …

NEVER TOO YOUNG …

At just one year old, Gethin Burt staked his claim to be Wales’ youngest litter picker, when he accompanied mum Hannah during the Grand Welsh Litter Pick. “This is what …

ZERO WASTE SHOPPING

Anyone looking for a way of cutting down on plastic-wrapped groceries might like to check out Good Club. Claiming to offer a zero waste shopping option, the company delivers a …

HELP WALES HIT TOP SPOT

Residents of Flintshire are being asked to help Wales become the world’s top recycling country. Flintshire County Council has teamed up with Wales Recycles, the national recycling campaign for Wales, …

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