Plastics SA hosts four clean-up projects

September 2019 is Clean-up and Recycle SA month – a time to unite and tackle litter and pollution in the environment. Plastics SA encourages all forms of pollution eradication, and as such, has already hosted four clean-up projects this year.

WORLD PLASTICS COUNCIL WELCOMES UNEA-4 RESOLUTION ON MARINE LITTER

NAIROBI (March 15, 2019) –The United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) today approved resolution UNEP/EA.4/L.10, which, among other things, calls for strengthening coordination and cooperation of initiatives to eliminate discharges of marine litter and microplastics into…

Dow launches new campaign to fight ocean plastic

The Dow Chemical Co., a global leader in materials science solutions, has launched a campaign to address the critical issue of plastics in our oceans. Dow’s cleanup effort, dubbed #PullingOurWeight, encourages its employees, their families,…

‘Save Our Seas Act’ a win for the ocean

Plastic packaging is widely blamed for causing marine litter. But even plastic packaging producers and supporters want the material to be part of the solution. “We all want clean oceans and we work on solutions…

How to Solve the Plastic Crisis

Just eight countries are responsible for most ocean plastic. They need help. By Adam Minter, Bloomberg News– Since Jan. 1, when China stopped accepting the rich world’s recyclable plastic waste, it’s gotten a ton of criticism…