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88% of Scottish adults concerned about plastic pollution

New polling has shown very high levels of concern among Scottish adults about plastic pollution, with 60% actively trying to do more to reduce the amount they use. However, 40% have had a reusable container refused in the last year, making it harder to take action.

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Why the new Scottish Parliament must kick-start our transition to a circular economy

Developing opportunities for businesses working on a circular economy in Scotland would reduce our contribution to the climate crisis.

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Have your say on South Lanarkshire’s new incinerator

Viridor are proposing to build one of Scotland’s biggest incinerators in South Lanarkshire.

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What’s next for Scotland’s circular economy?

Almost a year after Scotland’s Circular Economy Bill was postponed, we look ahead to what’s next for Scotland’s transition to a circular economy.

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Have your say on Killoch Incineration plans

East Ayrshire Council has granted planning permission for a new “energy-from-waste” incinerator.

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Why did I become a divestment campaigner?

Lewis Coenen-Rowe, activist with Divest Strathclyde, discusses how campaigning has helped him overcome ‘eco-stress’ and build connections with others.

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Will Scotland ban single-use plastics in 2021?

Single-use plastic items are a symbol of the throwaway culture, but by next year, many of these ‘disposable’ items will be banned across Europe.

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Plastic free periods: the growing inequality issue

During this week’s Environmenstrual Week, we’re looking at how plastic free periods are a growing inequality issue.

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What made you want to get involved in activism?

We talk to experienced activists about their work and how People Power Network can help others get involved in their own communities

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