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Let’s bust the myth about plastics and have some plastic rehab with this thought-provoking talk from Kim Ragaert.
A thought-provoking, educational video on the values and benefits of plastic packaging against alternatives.
An interesting article by the British Plastic Federation
Consumer pressure to end plastic packaging in shops could actually be harming the environment, a report says.
“A number of studies have found that paper bags are actually worse for the environment. The huge increase in paper, together with the uptick in plastic trash bags, means banning plastic shopping bags increases greenhouse gas emissions,”
Switching from single-use plastic to other forms of single-use packaging, such as paper bags or wooden cutlery, decisions that are being made without considering the impact that alternatives can have on the environment.
A study by Dr Manoj Dora and Dr Eleni Iacovidou of Brunel University London.
After the BBC’s War on Plastic programme, the BPF responded with this thought-provaking article.
In 2019 the government proposed taxing plastic packaging products that do not contain at least 30% recycled material, BPF speak openly about this new law.
The UK plastics industry supports the government’s objective of reducing plastic waste and improving recycling rates.
Are plastic alternatives better for the environment?
Asda transforms 90,000 plastic water bottles into tarmac to resurface its Wakefield car park, the bottles would have otherwise gone to landfill or incineration.
Plastic packaging has so many good uses, many of which are outlined in this article
Plastic bag sales aren’t down 90%, despite Government claims! Channel 4 have shared the real story:
Material quality, tightening end markets and low participation rates are seeing councils review their kerbside textile recycling collections, letsrecycle.com has learned.
Tesco says it WON’T be joining other supermarkets phasing out plastic bags for loose fruit and veg because paper ones have a LARGER carbon footprint
Supermarket giant says it won’t join rivals in phasing out the plastic bags, They insist paper bags are worse for environment because they release more CO2
Call For Better Public Understanding Of Materials After Survey Finds Only 2% Know Plastic Best At Helping To Keep Down Greenhouse Gas Emissions.