Multiple regulatory changes in the United Kingdom have the potential to greatly reduce their plastic waste.
The “International Statistic of the Year for 2018” is the fact that 90.5% of plastic waste has never been recycled.
Public, consumer, and government actions against plastic pollution are being tracked by National Geographic.
The EU reached a provisional political agreement to “tackle marine litter at its source”.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is “a giant soup, a gyre. It’s a whirlpool of tiny fragments of plastic in the ocean at various depths”.
The Initiative submitted a nomination to present “Why New Food Packaging Materials are Necessary for the Quick Service Restaurant Industry”.
A new report by the United Nations provides much needed information on global efforts to curb single use plastics.
A Boston ban on plastic carry out bags takes effect in December.
Food waste reduction measures are included in the 2018 Farm Bill.
The Danish government will ban use of lightweight plastic carrier bags and require a fee for use of thicker, more durable bags.