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Thailand to ban three kinds of plastic by end of this year

By |2019-06-13T04:34:49+00:00June 10th, 2019|Uncategorised|

By the end of 2019 Thailand will be free from three types of plastic – microbeads, cap seals and oxo-degradable plastics. Then by 2022 four other types of single-use plastics will also be banned – lightweight plastic bags less than 36 microns thick; styrofoam food containers for takeaways; plastic cups and plastic straws –

Australia’s Plastic Problem: What, why & how?

By |2019-08-05T07:49:57+00:00April 1st, 2019|Uncategorised|

There are many complex, nuanced issues in today’s world – banning single-use plastic products isn’t one of them. In order to curb the exorbitant amount of plastic pollution in Australia, we need to stop relying on plastic products with such a short life-span. Consider this: Recent Greenpeace analysis found that Australians alone use over 9.7 billion

Tree auditor Brent McBrien has oceans and waterways plastic waste in his sights …

By |2019-08-05T09:21:02+00:00March 6th, 2019|Uncategorised|

A passion for the environment and a desire to reduce plastic waste polluting the world’s waterways and oceans is driving Citywide Tree Auditor Brent McBrien to change consumer habits towards using recyclable drinks packaging. Last year, Brent - who monitors thousands of tree assets for the City of Port Phillip - launched a sideline start-up