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UK corporate giants sign pact to cut plastic waste

5 months, 22 days ago
LONDON: More than 40 British companies including major retailers and soft drinks companies on Thursday pledged to eliminate unneccessary plastic packaging as part of an anti-pollution push. The 42 firms, responsible for 80 percent of…

Researchers accidentally engineer plastic-eating enzyme

6 months, 1 day ago
Researchers in the US and Britain have accidentally engineered an enzyme which eats plastic and may eventually help solve the growing problem of plastic pollution, a study said Monday. More than eight million tons of plastic are dumped…

UK plans to eliminate avoidable plastic waste by 2042

9 months, 7 days ago
LONDON: Britain plans to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within 25 years, Prime Minister Theresa May will announce Thursday as part of long-term plans for the environment. The government wants supermarkets to introduce plastic-free…