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RAY COBBETT: Aiming towards plastic-free towns

Friends of the Earth would like to see towns go plastic-free. This plastic was found on Hayling beach.

Published in the Portsmouth News on 17th May 2018

 

The Friends of the Earth co-ordinator says councils must do more

When Teresa May launched the government’s 25 year environment plan earlier this year, she pledged […]

Southampton City Council among worst at recycling household waste

Published in the Southern Daily Echo on the 15th May 2018

 

LESS than 30 per cent of household waste in Southampton is recycled or reused, ranking it one of the worst in the country.

This figure, from the 2016/17 financial year, puts the city council – who deals with recycling – in the […]

Ray Cobbett: Managing plastic waste starts with reducing it

Published in the Portsmouth News on 18th April 2018

 

The BBC series Blue Planet inspired a surge of interest in reducing the use and disposal of plastic straws and coffee cups.

It is a small but symbolic step towards cleaning up our planet.

Most people will have heard of the three Rs, namely, […]