Publication of the summary of responses begins to highlight next steps Litter Innovation Fund: further round of funding announced HM Treasury: ‘Individuals, businesses and campaign groups have expressed overwhelming support for action on tackling the impact of plastics on our environment.  The backing comes as HM Treasury publishes the summary of responses to its recent call for […]

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Now we have the measurements we need effective management action After decades of Government indifference we now are seeing some concerted action. The old adage, ‘you can’t manage what you can’t measure’, is starting to be addressed. Now the issue is implementing effective management measures. Litter strategy for England: progress reports This report sets out […]

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The Commonwealth meeting in London is generating a number of important agreements and initiatives. Spearheaded by the Prime Minister and the environment ministers this is a major push to invigorate and restore links with our former partners. Three items: 1.  Commonwealth unites to end scourge of plastic Countries from across the Commonwealth have today pledged […]

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Two articles      The scale of plastic pollution in the marine environment is growing and UK backtrack on their blocking moves to agree with Europe on recycling targets and the circular economy. Unearthed, Greenpeace ‘Investigative journalism does make a difference. Back in January, we revealed that although the UK government was promising ambitious new recycling targets […]

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