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#plastic pollution

From TheJournal.ie Diageo announces plans to remove plastic packaging from cans of Guinness Plastic Pollution

Diageo announces plans to remove plastic packaging from cans of Guinness

The company is also investing €9.25 million in a packaging plant in Belfast.

From TheJournal.ie MEPs approve EU-wide ban on range of single use plastics by 2021 Plastic Pollution

MEPs approve EU-wide ban on range of single use plastics by 2021

The law passed by 560 votes to 35 in the Strasbourg assembly.

From TheJournal.ie EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds Plastic Pollution

EU parliament approves ban on single-use plastics, including straws and cotton buds

The parliament said its ban across the EU targets single-use cutlery, cotton buds, straws and stirrers.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you making efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy? Plastics This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you making efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy?

A new Irish study has found that most deepwater fish in the north-west Atlantic have ingested plastic particles arising from pollution.

From TheJournal.ie Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds Plastic Pollution

Most deepwater fish have ingested microplastics, new Irish study finds

It’s one of the highest reported frequencies of microplastic occurrence in fish around the globe.