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Post-mortem on thirteen dead sperm whales finds their stomachs full of plastic
Post-mortem on thirteen dead sperm whales finds their stomachs full of plastic
 |  Plastics in the World's Oceans

The plastic included a 13-metre-long fisherman’s net and a 70-centimetre piece of plastic from a car

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Petition urges UK government to ban plastic microbeads
Petition urges UK government to ban plastic microbeads
 |  Plastics in the World's Oceans

Greenpeace petition calling for UK to follow US and ban use of microbeads in cosmetics has collected more than 140,000 signatures

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Clever New Bags in Stock!
Clever New Bags in Stock!
 |  Clever Announcements

Introducing more new bags in our Clever Baggers' Value Range

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Campaigns to keep small communities vibrant
Campaigns to keep small communities vibrant
 |  Ban Single Use Carrier Bags

A branded cotton bag is just the beginning!

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England Falling Behind with Green Policy
England Falling Behind with Green Policy
 |  Ban Single Use Carrier Bags

Other countries lead the way as England stalls

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Lib Dems Plan To Ban Incineration of Recyclable Materials
Lib Dems Plan To Ban Incineration of Recyclable Materials
 |  Ban Single Use Carrier Bags

More detail has emerged of what would be in the Zero Waste Britain Bill that has been proposed by the Liberal Democrats.

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Charging For Single Use Plastic Carrier Bags
Charging For Single Use Plastic Carrier Bags
 |  Ban Single Use Carrier Bags  

It's Official! UK Government statement regarding the introduction in England of a charge for single use carrier bags in October 2015.

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Impact of Plastic Bags in Our Oceans
Impact of Plastic Bags in Our Oceans
 |  Plastics in the World's Oceans

Despite incentives to not use them, discarded plastic bags remain a severe problem for the world's oceans and the wildlife in it.


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The Damage Caused by Plastics in Oceans
The Damage Caused by Plastics in Oceans
 |  Plastics in the World's Oceans

Over five trillion pieces of plastic are floating in our oceans says most comprehensive study to date on plastic pollution around the world

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Textile Printers The Clever Baggers Move Further into Digital Print
Textile Printers The Clever Baggers Move Further into Digital Print
 |  Clever Baggers' News  

Welshpool based textile printers The Clever Baggers Ltd have recently invested £200,000 in new state of the art digital texile printing machinery. 

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Retailers Hit Out at Complex Plastic Bag Ban in England
Retailers Hit Out at Complex Plastic Bag Ban in England
 |  Ban Single Use Carrier Bags  

UK trade association, the British Retail Consortium (BRC) has come out fighting against the government’s planned 5p charge on single use plastic bags to cut waste and litter.

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California Bans Plastic Bags
 

After years of debate, California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores.

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