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Sea Change for Marine Litter

By Rikki Stancich

- Published on April 12, 2013 by ENDS Europe

An article by Nikki Stancich has been published in ENDS Europe (Europe's environmental news and information service) on the far- reaching implications of the waste in our oceans and seas, and how PDP can help. The article highlig…

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European Green Paper on Proposals for Cutting Plastic Waste

By European Commission

- Published on April 1, 2013 by European Commission

The European Commission has unveiled a Green Paper which proposes a strategy to improve waste management and, specifically, cutting plastic waste. The paper portrays the continued efforts of the European Commission to generate and…

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Delhi’s Ban on Plastic Bags Fraught with Challenges

By Betwa Sharma

- Published on April 1, 2013 by Smart Planet

The ban in Delhi on the manufacture, sale and use of plastic bags was initiated in November; however it appears that there may still be challenges to overcome. The journalist of this article found this out when he was easily sold …

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Assembly Bill Would Cut Plastic Trash to Ocean

By Deborah Sullivan Brennan

- Published on February 25, 2013 by UTS San Diego

An interesting article on the spread of government reforms on plastic waste management and reduction. The bill that has been introduced in the US, follows the line that the cost of controlling pollution should be the responsibilit…

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