The National Trust has revealed that it will stop selling single-use plastics by 2022, following the action of eliminating plastic from its disposable cups and cutlery, opting for biodegradable products. It will also withdraw throwaway plastic bottles from sale across its 343 cafés and tea rooms and will swap all single-use plastic bottles for glass bottles in all sit-down cafés by the end of 2018.
The Sustainability table series is a discourse organized by Avant-Garde Limited – an innovative frontier for advocacy on environmental protection and sustainable development in Nigeria.
The partnership between Inter IKEA Group and the Foundation will focus on putting the home furnishing business on the global circular map and accelerating the transition to a circular economy within IKEA and beyond. Working together, one of the first projects will be to develop a common glossary of terms to support an industry-wide transition. Lena Pripp-Kovac, chief sustainability officer, Inter IKEA Group, said: “To become circular is one of our big ambitions and challenges for the future. It is a transformational shift of our entire business from how we develop our products and services, and source materials, to how we work through the supply chain and meet our customers.
The High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy, a consortium of ocean-dependent countries founded in 2018 to initiate action to improve global marine sustainability efforts, has issued a report detailing the threat that organized crime poses to the fisheries sector. Also known as the Ocean Panel, the consortium consists of Norway, Palau, Australia, Canada, Chile, Fiji, Ghana, Indonesia, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Namibia, Norway, Palau, and Portugal, and is supported by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for the Ocean.
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