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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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UN CALLS FOR POLLUTION ACTION

Making Peace with Nature is a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Subtitled A scientific blueprint to tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution emergencies it presents evidence …

CLEVER VISUALS

Did you know that over 90% of plastic waste in the oceans is carried there by just 10 rivers? Or that plastic waste is now so widespread in the natural …

DOES SWAPPING WORK?

Tempting as it might be to swap tried and trusted plastic-based products for plastic-free alternatives, it can feel like a bit of a gamble. Despite claims by manufacturers and sellers, …

GRAND WELSH LITTER PICK

The week running up to St David’s Day has been designated Grand Week in Wales, with people encouraged to take part in a range of “feel good” community challenges including …

SUPPORT PLASTIC POLLUTION BILL

Friends of the Earth is heading up a campaign to get new legislation through the UK Parliament. The Plastic Pollution Bill aims to require plastic pollution reduction targets to be …

A PLANET IN CRISIS …

Our January newsletter highlighted Nancy Birtwhistle’s book ‘Clean & Green: 101 Hints and Tips for a More Eco-Friendly Home’. Now we have news that ‘Clean & Green’ and other environment-related …

A LITTER-FREE WALES?

The Welsh Government is seeking views on proposals to help Wales become free of both litter and fly-tipping. In the words of the consulation: ‘Litter and fly-tipping are a blight …

PLASTIC FREE AWARDS

Do you know someone who’s gone above and beyond in the fight against plastic pollution? If so, why not nominate them for this year’s Plastic Free Awards? Founded by Surfers …

BREAK FREE FROM PLASTIC

Describing itself as “a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution” #breakfreefromplastic (BFFP) has attracted more than 11,000 individual and corporate supporters since it was launched in 2016. …

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