An environmental health advocacy group has requested the government to regulate non-medical disposable masks that are sold rampantly in the market amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consumer products brand OXO has this week forged a new partnership with 1% For the Planet, which will see the company donate 1% of annual sales to non-profits that are focused on addressing key environmental issues, including creating more sustainable food practices.
Join us for a four-day spring extravaganza as we throw open the doors to our treasure trove in Acton. As part of the BBC’s Art That Made Us Festival we’ll be exploring how art and design have uniquely characterised London transport for over 100 years. Hear about contemporary art commissioning and the wonders of our world class poster collection through a varied programme of talks, tours and creative activities, or simply enjoy exploring the Depot and its transport delights at your own pace.
Supported by the Veolia Foundation, The Conversation France website now has a new section devoted to the circular economy. Interview with Dr. Thierry Vandevelde, who heads the Foundation.
Sir, – As part of any plan to abolish the use of single-use plastic bottles, the Government should require airports to provide prominent drinking water points where travellers can fill their own multi-use bottles. It could be done this week. – Yours, etc, VINCENT MURPHY, Cork.