The City of Regina has put out a survey looking for resident feedback on ways to help reduce the use of single-use plastics….
To say it has been a busy week for green policy announcements in the UK would be an understatement. Here, edie recaps the key changes from the Net-Zero Strategy, Heat and Buildings Strategy, Environment Bill and HM Treasury. Thousands of pages of green policy updates have been published this week. Back in June, the Government was accused by its own climate advisors of having “no coherent plans” to lay the foundations for its commitment to net-zero by 2050. A string of important policy packages promised ahead of COP26 in November remained outstanding, while “climate contradictions” including the Cumbria deep coal mine and Cambo oilfield were making headlines. Fast-forward to this week, and several metaphorical buses have come along at once. In the space of 72 hours, the Government published 21 net-zero-related documents, including consultations, policy packages and roadmaps, totalling thousands of pages.
The coronavirus pandemic is increasing demand for plastic and delaying the drive towards sustainable alternatives, say designers.
Global packaging and paper group Mondi released its interactive 2019 Sustainable Development report last week.