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Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

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Helsinki-based Sulapac and Stora Enso are launching a renewable and microplastic-free straw to combat the global problem of plastic waste. Read more

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Conservationists call on industry players to support nurdle pollution eradication

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Conservationists are calling on the plastics industry to support a global standard to stop the spillage of plastic pellets in Europe, following an investigation in Antwerp, Belgium, that found thousands of pellets polluting Read more

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iMulch Consortium

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What is the impact of agricultural mulch foils on terrestrial ecosystems?

In the “iMulch” project, funded by the EU and the German federate state North Rhine-Westphalia, scientists are developing new measuring methods to analyse the effects of plastics (micro and macro plastics) on soils and drainage waters. Read more

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TOMRA on-board for eXXpedition mission

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Global resource sustainability company TOMRA has joined as a science advisor and gold sponsor for the highly-anticipated ‘eXXpedition Round The World’, a two-year all-female sailing voyage focused on researching microplastic pollution. Read more

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Irish teen wins global science award for microplastics removal

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Irish teenager Fionn Ferreira has won an international science award for his project which removed microplastics from water. Read more

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Nurdle pollution poses a growing threat to marine animals and marine ecosystems

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All sectors of the plastic industry must urgently deliver on their promise to stop plastic pellet pollution, conservationists have said, with the threat to marine animals posed by this type of microplastic growing daily Read more

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The agreement supports the proposal to restrict hazardous chemicals in tattoo inks and permanent make-up

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The Committee For Socio-Economic Analysis (SEAC) adopts its final opinion supporting the proposal to restrict hazardous chemicals in tattoo inks and permanent make-up. Read more

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The ECHA has assessed the health and environmental risks posed by intentionally added microplastics

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In the framework of the EU Plastics Strategy, at the request of the European Commission, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has assessed the health and environmental risks posed by intentionally added microplastics Read more

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The film highlights the event and focuses on the global fight against plastic pollution. Read more

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  • Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

    Sulapac

    Sulapac and Stora Enso market sustainable straws

    Like all Sulapac materials, the straw is 100% microplastic-free.

  • Conservationists call on industry players to support nurdle pollution eradication

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    Conservationists call on industry players to support nurdle pollution eradication

  • iMulch Consortium

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    iMulch Consortium

  • Ocean Cleanup captures Pacific plastics

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    Ocean Cleanup captures Pacific plastics

  • TOMRA on-board for eXXpedition mission

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    TOMRA on-board for eXXpedition mission

    The 2018 eXXpedition crew ready to set sail

  • MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

    AIMPLAS

    MICROPLAST measures microplastics in wastewater and develops new filtering methods

December 2019

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