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European Parliament takes historic stand against single-use plastic pollution

by Matt Franklin | October 24, 2018

National governments must follow suit, say campaigners FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Strasbourg, 24/10/2018 The European Parliament has leapt forward to protect people and the environment from plastic pollution, and national governments must now show the same ambition, according to the Rethink Plastic alliance. An overwhelming majority in the European Parliament voted today to strengthen the European Commission’s […]


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Plastic pollution: countries show their true colours on the International Plastic Bag Free Day

by Matt Franklin | July 3, 2018

For immediate release: Brussels, 3/07/18  Press Contacts: Ariadna Rodrigo, Product Policy Campaigner, Zero Waste Europe:  +32 489 677 686 Justine Maillot, European Affairs Officer, Surfrider Foundation Europe:  +32 487 169 453   On #plasticbagfreeday, we call on Member States to put an end to plastic bag pollution, in line with the EU #plasticsstrategy & the […]