A new initiative to support Latin America and the Caribbean in the transition to a circular economy as part of the COVID-19 recovery has been launched. The Regional Coalition on Circular Economy was announced during a virtual side event at the XXII Meeting of the Forum of Ministers of Environment of the region, hosted by Barbados and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP). The Coalition will support access to financing by governments and the private sector, with special emphasis on small and medium enterprises (SMEs), in order to promote resource mobilization for innovation and the implementation of specific projects in the region.
Plastic pollution appears to be arising ever more frequently in the news. Companies like Starbucks have announced voluntary steps to rid their stores of plastic straws.
For immediate release: Brussels, 27/06/18 Food to go? Bye bye to single-use containers!Press Contacts: Ferran ROSA, Waste Policy Officer, Zero Waste Europe: [email protected] /+32 (0) 2 73 62 091…
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Hay Festival embraces a new reusable beverage cup to replace the single-use paper cup Hay Festival embraces a new reusable beverage cup to replace the single-use paper cup as part of the festival’s on-going sustainability programme. With a clear majority of ‘on the go’ cups being non-recyclable, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the negative environmental impact they are causing and are now committing to using sustainable alternatives.