Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July 2022 - Global Plastics Treaty

Fri, 29/07/2022 - 10:06
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The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) announced in March 2022 that it is developing the legally binding Global Plastics Treaty. The Treaty will take a full lifecycle view  of plastic, from its production, to design and disposal. A historic and promising resolution!

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Plastic Free July 2022 - Global action on plastic pollution

Wed, 27/07/2022 - 10:42
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If plastic was a country, it would be the 5th largest GHG emitter in the world. To tackle the environmental impact of plastics, we need global action. Plastic products, plastic waste and their source material (oil & gas) are traded globally. Hence an international legal framework to deal with plastic pollution is needed.

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Plastic Free July 2022 - Extended Producer Responsibility

Mon, 25/07/2022 - 10:07

Fragmented plastic reduction policies are less likely to be effective. Linking Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) with the ban will create a more robust and holistic policy, resulting in greater engagement with plastic manufacturers and brands.

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‘Castaway clothes and plastic’

Fri, 08/07/2022 - 15:04

A cycle and a loudspeaker accompany Ladoo as he makes his way around Chennai’s neighborhoods, gathering old clothes. He turns off his loudspeaker around certain homes. ‘They don’t like the noise’, he explains to me, as I stop him for a chat. Laddo has been in this business for twenty five years now. ‘In all this time, people have not changed’, he tells me philosophically. ‘Only my cycle and loudspeaker have’.

Plastic Free July 2022 - Quit sachets

Fri, 08/07/2022 - 11:10
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Follow the #QuitSachet movement to find out how you can work towards corporate accountability and turn the tap off plastic production. And while we push Corporates towards change, there are some lifestyle changes you can make as an individual also. Try these suggestions and tell us how hard or easy these were. #PlasticFreeJuly

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Plastic Free July 2022 - Three ways to sell sachets

Wed, 06/07/2022 - 10:41
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Want to know why brands love selling us things in #sachets? It's a proven way of expanding their market into households which would otherwise find their products unaffordable. But of course, that's not what they tell us! #QuitSachets #PlasticFreeJuly

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