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'All-in' DRS a 'No-Brainer'

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The economic benefit of a deposit return system that included every drinks can and bottle – both plastic & glass – would be eight times greater than the economic benefit of a watered-down system, according to a government analysis highlighted by CPRE... Read full article

The Dangers of Deep Sea Mining

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The world’s oceans could face severe and irreversible harm unless tighter environmental safeguards are in place that protect them from the ravages of deep sea mining. This is the stark warning presented in a new international report, In Deep Water... Read full article

COP26

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The United Kingdom and Italy have agreed to present a proposal for the UK to assume the Presidency of the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in partnership with Italy.... Read full article

#GotTheBottle

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Buying single-use plastic water bottles could soon be seen to be as bad as littering, spitting in public, queue-jumping and playing loud music on public transport, according to a new survey to mark National Refill Day on 19 June 2019.... Read full article

Deforestation for Consumer Goods

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At least 50 million hectares of forest – an area twice the size of the UK – is set to have been destroyed for commodities during 10 years of corporate commitments to end deforestation, according to a new Greenpeace International report.... Read full article

A Blue Wave

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Today, on World Oceans Day, people are turning out in their hundreds at events across the UK to create ‘blue’ human waves in support of a global call to protect the world’s oceans.... Read full article

Going Clean Just Got Easy

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Many of you My Green Pod readers will know our mission is to help you find the most ethical, natural products and make easy switches that, together, could save the planet. Going clean just got a lot easier, because we’ve decided to take our mission..... Read full article

World Environment Day

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Across the world World Environment Day is being marked by celebrations and events with calls for faster & fairer climate action. Volunteers across the world in the 350.org network have done what they do every day of the year, work for climate justice... Read full article

Driving the Shift

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Jordan Brompton fell into the renewables industry by accident; ‘I started working for Lee Sutton with his previous company and I just joined to do a little bit of admin work’, she remembers...... Read full article

Taking Organic Upstairs

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Philip and Lisa Ingram were well on their way to an organic lifestyle before turning their attention to cotton. When the husband and wife co-founders of LittleLeaf Organic detected ‘a noticeable chemical smell’ from some new, good-quality bed linen... Read full article

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