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188 Environmental Groups Call for an end to Single Use Products, as the United Nations Environment Assembly gets set to discuss sustainability

by Estelle Eonnet | February 17, 2021

For Immediate Release: February 17, 2021 – As government representatives from 193 member states prepare to discuss “Strengthening Actions for Nature”[1], 188 environmental groups from around the world are calling on them to change the systems that support production of polluting single-use products.

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#BreakFreeFromPlastic urges EU countries to take rapid action to effectively transpose the single-use plastics Directive

by Estelle Eonnet | July 16, 2020

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 16 July 2020 An assessment from the #BreakFreeFromPlastic movement, released today, reveals that very few EU countries are on track for timely and ambitious transposition of the EU Directive on single-use plastics. Countries in the EU must take rapid and comprehensive action to end pollution from single-use plastics.  The single-use plastics (SUP) […]

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Broad Opposition to Bailout Request of #Fracking4Plastics Company Ineos

by Estelle Eonnet | May 28, 2020

For Immediate Release – May 28, 2020 Prominent activists, scientists, and 107 groups urge COP26 hosts to side with the climate and environment – while prioritising long term stability for workers through green jobs London – A request for £500m in state support by petrochemical and fracking company Ineos – partly owned by billionaire and […]

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A new report exposes the plastic polluters fighting against the introduction of a deposit return system in Austria

by Estelle Eonnet | May 27, 2020

Brussels, May 27, 2020 – Today, the Dutch campaigning organisation, Changing Markets Foundation, and the Break Free From Plastic movement, have published an investigation revealing industry lobbying against the introduction of a deposit return system (DRS) in Austria, a proven way to reduce plastic pollution and meet the European Union’s Single-Use Plastics (SUP) Directive requirements. […]

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