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Plastic Industry Must Take Responsibility for Their Packaging Waste Instead of Blaming Consumers

by admin | October 1, 2020

Indian government must enforce stringent Extended Producer responsibility (EPR) rules to ensure that plastic producers and brand owners take back their plastic waste instead of shifting the blame to the consumers and costs to the local authorities. The call was made by speakers at the India launch of ‘Talking Trash: The corporate playbook
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University of California system moves to scrap single-use plastics

by admin | August 24, 2020

Following a student-run campaign, the UC’s commitment will significantly reduce plastic pollution in California CONTACT: For more information: University of California Office of the President, UCOP Media Relations: (510) 987-9200 or media@ucop.edu Veronika Michels, CALPIRG Students Campus Organizer, vmichels@calpirgstudents.org, (714)-323-2020 For interviews: Valerie Nguyen, Chairperson for CALPIRG Students at UC Berkeley, valn@berkeley.edu, (408) 410-0689   […]

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What Happens to NZ’s Plastic Exports? Stories from Receiving Countries

by admin | July 1, 2020

Following China’s National Sword Programme, most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s (NZ) post-consumer plastics now go to Indonesia and Malaysia.

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