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Plastic ban: Seven in 10 Britons wants total ban on single-use plastic

Seven in 10 Britons want a complete ban on single-use plastic, according to a study. An overwhelming majority of adults believe retailers should no longer stock or supply items such as plastic water bottles or straws because of their environmental impact.

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Climate Joy Week 24: Gucci Goes Carbon Neutral, Germany to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags

In the 24th edition of our Climate Joy series, luxury fashion brand Gucci goes carbon neutral, Germany bans single-use plastic bags and New Zealand cleans up its polluted waterways…

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Jeff Bezos to make announcement on Amazon’s sustainability efforts today

The press event will kick off at 10 a.m. Eastern Time.

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From creating awareness to wearable fabric: How companies are fighting single-use plastic pollution

To fight single-use plastic pollution, and go the eco-friendly way, popular brands are opting for measures that align innovation with sustainability.

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Single-use plastic ban sees paper stocks rally. Are the gains sustainable?

Read more about Single-use plastic ban sees paper stocks rally. Are the gains sustainable? on Business Standard.Last week, as many as 14 stocks from the sector gained 10 per cent or above, as compared to a modest 0.64 per cent gain in the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex…

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Paper, jute product stocks extend rally amid single-use plastic ban buzz

Read more about Paper, jute product stocks extend rally amid single-use plastic ban buzz on Business Standard. Ludlow Jute & Specialities, Star Paper Mills, Orient Paper & Industries and Ruchira Papers have seen their market value appreciate in the range of 50 to 150 per cent from their respective…

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Skateboarding For Sustainability

As well as being fun, skateboards can contribute to environmental protection.

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Axe threat for staff bringing single-use plastic to work

Workers will receive three warnings before they face the chop for bringing in single-use plastics to the office……

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Talking about Sustainability cartoon

Consumers increasingly look for sustainability credentials in the brands they buy. And yet, whenever brands talk about sustainability, consumers are increasingly sensitive to green-washing and hypocrisy.

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16 Ways to Get Single-Use Plastics Out of Your Next Event

Conference organizers in Australia find many ways to reduce single-use plastics and other waste at their event…

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Amazon India aims to eliminate single-use plastic packaging by June 2020

This environment-friendly and fully-recyclable packaging solution has already been launched in select warehouses and will be extended across all Amazon FCs in the country by the year-end, he said.

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Flipkart to End Single-Use Plastic in Packaging by 2021

Flipkart said that as of August 1, 2019, it has achieved a 25 percent reduction in single-use plastic.

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The World’s Largest Hotel Chain Announces Ban On Single-Use Plastic

Canada’s #1 Fashion and Beauty Magazine…

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Russian regions learned about the achievements of Finland’s circular economy

This post was originally published on this site Moscow, September 20. On 16–17 September 2019 representatives of the Russian regions visited Finland to learn about advanced technologies in such areas as waste processing, recycling, and renewable energy.

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Industry sounds alarm on EU single-use device reprocessing regs

MedTech industry news…

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Canadians Petition Government to Reduce Single-Use Plastic Weed Packaging

Canadians are demanding that Quebec’s government-operated cannabis store stop using single-use plastic for its weed products, but the company claims its hands are tied by government regulations….

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How the ‘Change Generation’ Is Motivating Businesses to Commit to Sustainability

People under age 30 identify “climate change and the destruction of nature” as the world’s most urgent problem.

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You Wouldn’t Believe What Country Is Becoming A Sustainability Leader

What country added the most solar photovoltaic generation capacity in 2018 – more than the U. S., Japan, and Germany combined?

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SAP BrandVoice: Skateboarding For Sustainability

According to a report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global skateboard market is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2025. Cutting-edge companies are doing their part to produce durable, sustainable skateboards to help reduce deforestation.

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California bill to ban single-use plastic by 2030 failed

After China recently stopped accepting recyclables from the United States, more and more plastic material started being burned or landfilled. To address this, California aimed to become one of the first states to ban single-use plastics, but the bill was blocked by industry lobbyists.

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Artists Have Their Say: London Design Festival To Embrace Sustainability

Leading designers and innovators will use art and inspiration to stimulate awareness, activism and solutions to global problems.

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Poll: 84% of football fans want clubs to ditch single-use plastic

Football clubs have been called on to ditch single-use plastic and introduce a returnable cup scheme by two campaign groups following research showing 84% of fans would support such a move.

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California Fails to Pass Legislation to Phase Out Single-Use Packaging & Foodware

California lawmakers failed to pass legislation that would have made the state the first to partially phase out single-use plastic packaging and foodware. The two bills, Senate Bill 54 and legislation Assembly Bill 1080, sought to slow the production of virgin plastics through requiring…

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Circular Economy: A promising strategy for a healthier, more prosperous Canada

Imagine a future where a billion people have been lifted to the economic middle class but where, as a result, we’re awash in food, materials and water shortages, supply-chain interruptions, fewer jobs and lower manufacturing output.