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Straw campaign group shifts focus to reusable bags

Lissie Pollard, left, Giles Babb and Bianca Carr all of Final Straw Solent, are now turning their attention to plastic bags. Picture Chris Moorhouse

Published in the Portsmouth News on 22nd May 2018 Story By David George

CAMPAIGNERS who have been looking to stamp out plastic straws across the Solent region are now […]

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 […]

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, […]