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The cactus used to make bioplastic.

A University somewhere in Guadalajara, Mexico. A bunch of men and women huddle around a blender, eyes poised. Kale? Apple? No no, Cactus.…
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The Nigerian School that accepts plastic waste as schooling fees

The Morit International school in Ajegunle, Lagos has teamed up with organisations African Clean Up and WeCyclers to kick start what is now…
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The Indian village that plants 111 trees every time a girl is born

In the small Indian village of Piplantri, a tradition was started that for every girl born 111 trees would be planted. The tradition…
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Lego to phase out crude oil dependent plastic by 2030

Lego has announced that it aims to completely switch to a sustainable plastic made from materials like wood or sugar cane by 2030.…
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Tesco to scrap plastic packaging on tin multipacks.

Tesco will be teaming up with Heinz to scrap the plastic shrink wrap on own-branded tin multipacks and Heinz beans multipacks. Tesco's chiefDave…
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Pay for your train fair… in plastic bottles!

Rome has introduced a system whereby credits towards metro fairs can be obtained through... recycling plastic bottles. The program now known as "Ricicli…
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Coca-Cola will NOT be ditching single-use plastic.

Coca-Cola has announced it will continue to use single-use plastic bottles because people still want them. Head of sustainability Bea Perez says that…
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Thai supermarkets use banana leaves to package produce.

Supermarkets in Thailand have ditched plastic packaging and gone for something and little more... planet-friendly, Banana leaves, and Bamboo fibre! e of the…
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Ford turns Mcdonald’s coffee waste into car parts.

Ford Motors is teaming up with McDonald's to help reduce the amount of waste across the two companies. They aim to do this…
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Quorn mince Vs Beef mince

After writing a piece on Quorn, and their introduction of carbon labelling to their packaging, I got a response on Facebook. What Quorn…
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