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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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Member Stories

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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Reports

20 Years of Government Responses to the Global Plastic Pollution Problem

by admin | June 8, 2020

Plastic pollution in the ocean is a global problem that requires cooperation from a wide range of groups (e.g., governments, producers, consumers, researchers, civil society). However, by virtue of their core regulatory powers, governments have a critical role to play in helping to solve this problem. This study aims to synthesize the policy response of […]

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Press Release

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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