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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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Why we can’t recycle our way out of the climate crisis

We must keep pushing for systemic changes to tackle the problem of plastic at its source.

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Coronavirus proved our waste and recycling workers are key, now let’s protect them properly

Recycle Week is recognising the sacrifices that key workers and citizens have made to keep recycling going.

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How fracking in America makes Scotland the home of plastic production

As global plastic production increases, we look at where all the plastic is actually coming from.

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How one woman stemmed the tide of period pollution

Find out more about the End Period Plastic Campaigner Ella Daish.

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Will bioplastics solve the problem of plastic pollution?

As we rush to replace fossil fuel based plastics with alternatives, we look at whether bioplastics are actually as environmentally friendly as they claim to be.

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The Circular Economy must be a key player in the fight against Climate Change

As global resource consumption passes 100 billion tonnes a year, we look at how moving to a circular economy is key in the climate fight.

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Coronavirus and the plastic industry

As the coronavirus pandemic takes hold, we see a resurgence in single-use plastics and waste beginning to pile up.

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