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Bring Your Own Bag, Say No to Plastic Bags

by Matt Franklin | July 3, 2018

Press Release  3 July 2018 In conjunction of Plastic Bag Free Day on 3rd July, the Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) distributed 200 free cloth bags made from discarded t-shirts to market-goers in Bagan Ajam Market in Butterworth, Penang.  The event to mark the global day of action was a joint action with SMK Convent Butterworth […]

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Food to go? Bye bye to single-use containers!

by Matt Franklin | June 27, 2018

This press release was created and posted by Zero Waste Europe and is available here. Press Contacts: Ferran ROSA, Waste Policy Officer, Zero Waste Europe: ferran@zerowasteeurope.eu /+32 (0) 2 73 62 091 📢Our latest case study is out!💫 Meet @reCIRCLEnow, the social enterprise determined to put an end to disposable #takeaway food containers. Another #bestpractice […]

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Virtuous Municipalities to Starbucks: please do not use disposable cups in Italy

by Matt Franklin | June 25, 2018

This press release, produced by Comuni Virtuosi, was translated into English and published on the Zero Waste Europe website by Roberta Arbinolo “We call on Starbucks to say no to disposable cups and glasses in the new shop due to open in Milan in September, and make it a sustainability best practice in Europe and […]

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EU Parliament backs microplastic bans to tackle plastic pollution

by Matt Franklin | June 11, 2018

This press release was published by the Rethink Plastic alliance. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Brussels, 10/07/2018 The European Parliament’s environment committee today voted to strengthen the European Commission’s overall plans to cut plastic pollution, under the so-called Plastics Strategy. On behalf of the Rethink Plastic alliance, Meadhbh Bolger, resource justice campaigner at Friends of the Earth […]

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