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Against plastic pollution

February 10, 2018

Campaigning against plastic pollution

The push against plastic pollution is hotting up…

The Futures Forum of the VGS will be hosting a meeting later in the month to see how far a ‘plastic free Sidmouth’ can happen:

Vision Group for Sidmouth – Make Sidmouth plastic free

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And the campaign against plastics is getting big.

Here are a few of the news pieces from the Futures Forum blog from the last twelve months:

Futures Forum: An international plastics treaty could avert a ‘Silent Spring’ for our seas

Futures Forum: Bude in Cornwall leads the fight against plastic pollution

Futures Forum: Can we bring about effective change through our shopping choices – or does consumer choice simply ‘further entrench us within the mire of rampant consumerism’?

Futures Forum: Plastic free Parliament

Futures Forum: Plastic-free shopping

Futures Forum: Plastic pollution: the polluter pays

Futures Forum: “The golden shores of Bali are being lost under a mountain of garbage”

Futures Forum: Make Sidmouth plastic free > businesses are doing it

Futures Forum: “Plastic’s bad reputation is not always borne out by the facts. Just because a brown cardboard box looks greener than plastic, that doesn’t mean it is.”

Futures Forum: Plastic action in Lyme Regis

Futures Forum: Refill your water bottle for free at these points

Futures Forum: Britain does not have the plants and infrastructure to recycle its own plastic waste, with the result tens of millions of pounds is spent sending our rubbish overseas.

Futures Forum: Making Penzance plastic free > how the first Plastic Free Town is an inspiration for others

Futures Forum: Plastic-free supermarkets

Futures Forum: Make Sidmouth plastic free > campaigns, actions and petition launched

Futures Forum: Brexit: and banning plastic pollution

Futures Forum: The UK government “should bring in an environment act immediately”

Futures Forum: Creating alternatives to the plastic takeaway coffee cup >>> ‘to reduce carbon emissions, recycle waste, and produce a product that is more affordable to manufacture’

Futures Forum: UK to cut ‘all avoidable plastic waste’ by 2042

Futures Forum: Environment Secretary “determined to tackle the throwaway culture which plastics encapsulate”

Futures Forum: Bioplastics > and the circular economy

Futures Forum: Plastic pollution: everything connects

Futures Forum: Plastic and Modbury, Devon: ten years on >>> getting things done in small places

Futures Forum: Plastic and councils: introducing national recycling standards

Futures Forum: Plastic and children: warning the Prime Minister that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the sea

Futures Forum: Plastic and children: “They understand the issues better than the adults”

Futures Forum: How to enjoy a plastic-free Christmas

Futures Forum: Plastic waste > “The government should invest in more reprocessing facilities to reuse these valuable materials, create green jobs and prevent plastic and paper pollution.”

Futures Forum: Blue Planet II > a celebration of ocean conservation > and what you can do to help save our oceans

Futures Forum: Blue Planet II > How plastic is slowly killing our sea creatures, fish and birds

Futures Forum: Your takeaway coffee cup is not recyclable – but it might soon be

Futures Forum: Plastic pollution tax

Futures Forum: “Stop plastic pollution in our oceans” >>> Surfers Against Sewage bring their campaign to Devon

Futures Forum: Marine ecosystems and human health > UK to ban microbeads

Futures Forum: Encouraging tourists to stop using plastic water bottles

Futures Forum: “Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans” >>> consultations, campaigns, petitions

Futures Forum: How plastic gets from your hand to your plate – via the sea

Futures Forum: ‘A Plastic Ocean’ > free documentary showing in Lyme Regis > Tuesday 10th October

Futures Forum: “Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans” >>> Surfers Against Sewage to deliver petition to Parliament tomorrow

Futures Forum: Growing support for for a ‘plastic-free aisle’ in supermarkets >>> “For years we’ve able to buy gluten-free, dairy-free, and fat-free, so why no plastic-free?”

Futures Forum: Continuing to collect plastic, ‘thereby making it easier for householders to recycle’ – although the District Council ‘cannot guarantee it will be recycled’

Futures Forum: The UK pledges action to reduce plastic waste in the world’s oceans – “to lead the world in environmental protection”

Futures Forum: #2minutebeachclean hits Sidmouth

Futures Forum: Cotton buds, shotgun wads, plastic toys, and Lego washed up on a Cornish beach give “a shocking insight into the scale of global ocean plastic pollution”

Futures Forum: The Plastic Challenge

Futures Forum: Once upon a time, not so long ago, there was hardly any plastic.

Futures Forum: Cutting plastic from your weekly shop

Futures Forum: Campaign to eliminate plastics from the sea

Futures Forum: There will soon be more plastic than fish in the sea

Futures Forum: What’s your plastic footprint? … Eat water, don’t drink it

Futures Forum: What’s your plastic footprint? … What’s your nerdle count?

Futures Forum: What’s your plastic footprint? … “A one-use bottle is simply not a viable option for our business”

Futures Forum: What’s your plastic footprint? … Surfers against Sewage beach clean in Sidmouth

Futures Forum: What’s your plastic footprint?

Futures Forum: Campaign to >>> Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans > CPRE campaign to beat the bottle

Futures Forum: Campaign to >>> Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans > gathering pace

Futures Forum: Campaign to >>> Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans

Futures Forum: Saving the oceans from plastic pollution >>> >>> >>> banning micobeads

   
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February 10, 2018