Interception of Plastic Waste in Rivers before It Reaches an Ocean

On October 26, the Dutch non-profit “The Ocean Cleanup (TOC)” announced the goal of tackling “… the 1,000 most polluting

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Food System Vision by Year 2050

On October 29, 2019, the Rockefeller Foundation in partnership with SecondMuse and OpenIDEO announced https://www.foodsystemvisionprize.org/ that applications from companies, governments,

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Reducing Food Waste Generation; Increasing Food Donation; and Keeping Food Waste Out of Landfills

On Oct. 30, 2019, EPA, FDA and USDA jointly announced a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA)

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Discussion Draft of Legislation to Address the Plastic Waste Crisis Released

On October 31, 2019, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif) announced https://www.tomudall.senate.gov/news/press-releases/udall-lowenthal-seek-input-on-landmark-legislation-to-address-the-global-plastic-waste-crisis that they are seeking by Thursday,

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“Every Bottle Back” Initiative Launched by the American Beverage Association

“Every Bottle Back” Initiative Launched by the American Beverage Association  https://www.ameribev.org/education-resources/blog/post/press-release/ – The Initiative www.EveryBottleBack.org is an “… effort to

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Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Baby Food Packaging

Hard-to-Recycle Plastic Baby Food Packaging (HtRPBFP) –  Individuals, schools, offices and community organizations may collect and send HtRPBFP to TerraCycle

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“Microplastics and nanoplastics in food and feed”

“Microplastics and nanoplastics in food and feed” is the title of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Scientific Colloquium to

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​Gen Z ​​(Ages 14-22​) Believes Companies Must Lead the Way on Social and Environmental Issues

Gen Z ​​( Ages 14-22​) Believes in Its Own Power to Make Change, But That Companies Must Lead the Way​,

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Stormwater is a Significant Contributor of Microplastic Particles in San Francisco Bay

Stormwater is a Significant Contributor of Microplastic Particles in San Francisco Bay, California, according to October 3 and 4, 2019

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Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) used for Food and Beverage Food Packaging

Virgin Polyethylene Terephthalate (vPET) is now cheaper to buy than recycled PET (rPET) flakes, according to a October 17, 2019

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