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NEWS FROM MOLD PLASTIC REDUCTION

Here 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/or subscribe to our newsletter using the form below.

PLASTIC BAG DEPOSIT APP

A deposit system for plastic bags is helping increase recycling and reduce litter. The brainchild of Swedish company Bower (previously PantaPå) the system uses …
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PLASTIC-FREE CLEANING

Rather than keep on buying “traditional” bathroom and kitchen cleaning products packaged in throw-away plastic spray bottles, many of us are turning to more …
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IS YOUR HANDBAG PLASTIC?

In an effort to get away from using leather in their products, manufacturers of vegan alternatives often turn to polyurethane (PU) and polyvinyl chloride …
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REUSABLE PERIOD PADS

As we’ve recently highlighted, plastic-based feminine hygiene products create a huge amount of waste. Non-plastic, sustainable alternatives are available, but are they for you? …
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THE BIG PLASTIC COUNT

Backed by Greenpeace, The Big Plastic Count aims to persuade governments, brands and supermarkets to take bold action to tackle the plastic crisis by …
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