• Modelling Plastic Pollution in the UK with Plastic Drawdown

    …2030. The report highlights important sources of plastic pollution that are not addressed by the strategy. Tyre dust emitted by wear from vehicle tyres; microplastics from clothing; and plastic pellets used in plastics manufacture were found to make the greatest contributions to the UK’s plastic lea…
  • Policies to Minimise Plastic Pollution in Greece

    …policy measures and actions to drive solutions to plastic pollution in Greece. This study builds on the findings of preceding work, Plastic pollution in Greece: How to Stop It – A Practical Guide for Policy Makers, carried out in 2019. This new study extends the scope of this research from plastic pr…
  • 5 Reasons Not to Wrap up Plastic Free July

    …e and organisations globally take a stand against plastic pollution. With the month now drawing to a close, we decided to pull together some of our favourite tips for reducing personal plastic consumption alongside some research, to remind us why it makes sense to permanently adopt these lifestyle ch…
  • Minimising Plastic Pollution with WWF Africa

    …ill support the organisation’s goal of minimising plastic pollution across the continent by creating enabling conditions for sharing of lessons and best practices, and policy push through the Nairobi Convention and Abidjan Convention. Initially, our team will assess the extent to which policies in th…
  • Plastic Drawdown: A new approach to identify and analyse optimal policy instruments to reduce plastic pollution in UK rivers and seas

    …ing the best policies to mitigate their country’s plastic pollution, to explore the impact of the Resources and Waste Strategy on reducing plastic pollution into UK rivers and seas. The research also compares the impact of these policy measures with those in Indonesia, highlighting the need for uniqu…
  • Minimising Plastic Pollution for WWF Greece

    …ry. Building on a related WWF project from 2019 – Plastic pollution in Greece: How to Stop It – A Practical Guide for Policy Makers – the new study further refines measures we identified related to plastic production, consumption and waste management, primarily related to household/municipal plastic
  • Investing To Reduce Plastic Pollution In The Caribbean

    …ion. The Caribbean region has some of the highest plastic pollution rates globally, exacerbated by poor waste management and a lack of recycling operations. The issue of plastic waste leakage into the marine environment has also been increasingly recognised as a threat to the environment and local co…
  • Manchester Water Fountains to Cut Down Plastic Pollution

    …ose a reusable option rather than contributing to plastic pollution with single use plastic.” “The water fountain we installed by our head office in Bristol’s Queen Square has been heavily used in the two years since its opening. We are proud to be helping GMCA towards their goal of a plastic-free Ma…
  • Preventing Supply Chain Plastic Pellet Pollution

    …ts and the second most significant source of microplastic pollution in water. Their size makes them easily spilled, wherever in the supply chain they are handled. The Scottish Government wanted to build on the voluntary initiative already developed by the plastics industry for best practice plastic h…