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Iceland trials new packaging that could save over 350 tonnes of plastic every year

<p>‘If these trials are successful, the impact on plastic reduction will be huge,’ supermarket spokesperson says</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/iceland-plastic-waste-packaging-recyclable-bread-potatoes-apples-supermarket-b1180866.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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World’s biggest plastic producers join call for UN treaty fighting plastic pollution in oceans

<p>Damaging plastic weighing same as 60,000 blue whales are dumped into oceans each year and forecast to rise, report says</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/plastic-sea-coca-cola-pepsi-danone-mars-tesco-ocean-pollution-birds-b1015887.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Scientists create a new enzyme cocktail that digests plastic six times faster

A group of scientists has paired a plastic-eating enzyme called PETase with another enzyme to create a cocktail that can digest plastic up to six…

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On the coast of Chile, bird nests show the scars of plastic pollution

A new study — and photos — offer a striking look at how plastic pollution has hammered ocean and coastal ecosystems. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coast-chile-bird-nests-show-scars-plastic-pollution-n1241361 Droolin’ Dog…

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Scientists Created an Enzyme Cocktail That Eats Plastic

A gross fact of life is that we’re all ingesting plastic. Turtles eat plastic. Birds eat plastic. And one study found that humans eat a…

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The problem with recycling? One word: Plastics

No matter how well we sort, much of what we throw away cannot be reused. Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/the-problem-with-recycling-one-word-plastics/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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HP’s first Intel 11th-gen laptops use recycled ocean-bound plastics

HP has unveiled its latest 13-, 14- and 15-inch Pavilion laptops that are its first to use 11th-generation Intel Core processors and Iris XE graphics…

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Plastic pollution: Washed clothing’s synthetic mountain of ‘fluff’

Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54182646 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Big plastic polluters accused of ‘hypocrisy’ over pledges to reduce waste while lobbying to block reforms

<p>Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle among companies that lobby to block legislation on plastic reforms while promising publicly they will cut waste, report finds</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/plastic-waste-pollution-coca-cola-pepsi-nestle-sustainability-b455891.html…

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Ten times more plastic dumped in Atlantic than previously believed

Study is first of its kind to measure ‘invisible’ microplastic particles beneath the ocean surface across the entire Atlantic, researchers say Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/plastic-pollution-oceans-atlantic-toxic-marine-life-a9676076.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Microplastics now being found in human organs

Already wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems, there is growing evidence of their impact on human health Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/microplastics-pollution-oceans-human-organs-a9674701.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Common seafood meals contain surprising amounts of microplastics

When it comes to seafood, the biggest concern on most people’s minds is the mercury risk, something that’s relatively easy to avoid by making certain…

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EU Plastics Ban: “Doesn’t Go Far Enough”

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