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on Sun Oct 14 2018, 13:28
The venue I went to last eve sold drinks in singe use plastic containers, even the wine glasses...Yet they sold a bottle of wine to the chick I took with me.
I only bought one drink.

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on Wed Oct 17 2018, 19:19
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7511859/britains-first-car-park-where-you-can-pay-with-plastic-bottles-and-30-get-you-an-hour-free/


PARKING MAD Britain’s first car park where you can pay with PLASTIC BOTTLES – and 30 get you an hour free
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on Wed Oct 17 2018, 19:20
Good idea!

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on Tue Nov 13 2018, 12:45
Well done for using the nets, a very good idea.

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on Tue Nov 13 2018, 16:44
Seems like a good idea. Planet or Plastic? - Page 2 1437016746
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on Tue Nov 13 2018, 17:57
I am allfor keeping plastics contained but I was thinking today about this ozone layer. We seem to have had fires raging all over the world all year plus volcanoes erupting and I wonder how all this activity comes into the equation. We have a carbon tax here to try to get us to use less heating and petrol but the savings ( if any) must be nothing in comparison to what nature is doing.
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on Tue Nov 13 2018, 18:09
Plastic doesn't biodegrade for many, many years, and humans are to fault with more CO2  than volcanoes are.


https://www.skepticalscience.com/volcanoes-and-global-warming.htm

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on Wed Nov 14 2018, 20:12
In the Us, we cut down trees, and waste a lot of wood on stuff. We don't think to replant another tree where that tree once stood. I guess in Hawaii, they don't have plastic or paper but reusable bags. Every country should be using them instead of wood of the trees. In grocery stores they still use paper bags either to sell for like bag lunches and plastic bags for groceries and other items.We all need to be using regular reusable bags, backpacks or something else
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on Wed Dec 05 2018, 10:37
Sea scallops suck up billions of plastic particles
A new study found rapid movement of the plastic throughout the mollusk bodies, surprising scientists.


https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2018/12/sea-scallops-eat-plastic-particles-study/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=twitter::cmp=editorial::add=tw20181204env-scallopsplastic::rid=&sf203647121=1
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on Wed Dec 05 2018, 11:36
Why is this a surprise to them?

Everything we have had plastic in it.

Even cows have plastic in their stomachs. I

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on Wed Dec 05 2018, 20:07
Plastic  -  Ono Band !
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on Fri Mar 15 2019, 09:06
School bans sale of Comic Relief red noses in bid to reduce plastics use.


https://www.edp24.co.uk/news/education/roydon-primary-school-red-nose-day-2019-1-5935068


Schools are being encouraged to set themselves the target of eliminating their reliance on single-use plastics by 2022.
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on Tue May 28 2019, 11:43
Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes (3,300 tons) of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the UK, US, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, the country's environment minister said.

In one case alone, Ms Yeo said a UK recycling company exported more than 50,000 metric tonnes of plastic waste in about 1,000 containers to Malaysia over the past two years.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/malaysia-plastic-waste-uk-us-australia-pollution-environment-a8932741.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Twitter#Echobox=1559039892
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on Sun Jun 09 2019, 09:11
Sainsbury’s has announced it plans to remove plastic bags for all loose fruit, veg and bakery items.

As of September, customers will be able to make use of paper bags while shopping in the bakery section and can use their own bags or buy reusable ones when purchasing fruit and veg.

The supermarket claims the move will reduce its plastic output by 489 tonnes.

Sainsbury’s has also vowed to remove plastic cutlery from its stores in addition to plastic lids from cream pots and plastic trays for tomatoes and carrots.
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