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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.

Screenshot of the Plastic Free July website

PLASTIC FREE JULY

A reminder that it’s #PlasticFreeJuly and we’re all being encouraged to reduce our use of single-use plastic. Whether at home, work, school or out-and-about, …
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Wimbledon centre court.

WIMBLEDON BOTTLE BAN?

Single-use plastic bottles should either be banned at Wimbledon or limited to just one per player, says former junior champion Laura Robson. A ban …
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Commercial washing machines, all coloured green.

BIG BRANDS ARE GREENWASHING

Analysis by the Changing Markets Foundation shows that “eco-friendly” claims about plastic packaging are often “greenwashing” and are misleading consumers into thinking that brands …
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Stylised bright blue fish on background of pale blue plastic waste.

PLASTIC-EATING ROBO FISH

A robotic fish that removes microplastics from water has been developed by researchers at Sichuan University, China. Organic dyes, antibiotics and heavy metals in …
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Two members of Mold Plastic Reduction setting up a stand at Mold Carnival.

MOLD CARNIVAL

Members of Mold Plastic Reduction will be on hand at the Mold Carnival on Sunday 10 July, with a range of information and activities. …
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own Hall, Earl Road, Mold, CH7 1AB.

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