World Refill Day
16 June

Mold Plastic Reduction aims to eliminate single use plastic and reduce all avoidable plastic use and waste.

CUTTING OUT PLASTIC IS A CHALLENGE

Plastic is cheap to produce and convenient to use – and those two ‘advantages’ are what makes it hard to get rid of.

8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into the ocean each year;

320 million tonnes of plastic were generated globally in 2016, set to double by 2034;

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OUR GOAL IS TO ELIMINATE OR REDUCE PLASTIC USE

Mold Plastic Reduction aims to eliminate single use plastic and reduce all avoidable plastic use and waste, empowering people visiting, working and living in our town and surrounding villages to refuse, reuse and recycle, and in so doing to help drive a more sustainable and circular economy.

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COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: FOOD & DRINK PACKAGING

Videos of the online event held to celebrate our second birthday are now available here.

The Community Conversation included presentations from the Welsh Government and Flintshire County Council, plus an update on the Naked Takeaway scheme and a Q&A session.

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COVID-19 - WHAT ARE THE IMPLICATIONS FOR PLASTIC USE?

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According to Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), reducing single-use plastic is as important  as ever, with individual actions to reduce throwaway plastic still vital to our wellbeing (see Plastic Free in a Time of Covid).

Surfers Against Sewage have also looked at government guidance and recent scientific research on the role of single use plastics in combatting Covid-19 (see Unpacking Refill and Reuse in the Age of Corona).

You might also be interested in this Health Expert Statement Addressing Safety of Reusables and COVID-19 [PDF] which makes it clear that reusable systems can be used safely by employing basic hygiene.

GET IN TOUCH

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MPR’s postal address is:
T
own Hall, Earl Road, Mold, CH7 1AB.

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