Editorial Containment News – September 2018   Two years on from the vote to leave the EU the lack of clarity on even the most basic elements of the uncoupling are not comforting for the potential impact leaving will have on our environmental regulations.  Initial fears of a ‘bonfire’ of environmental legislation and ‘watered down’ regulations have eased somewhat, […]

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By Sara Jerome Flushing contact lenses is contributing to water pollution because lenses do not break down entirely in wastewater treatment systems, according to a new study. “Americans use about 14-billion contact lenses every year, resulting in an estimated 50,000 pounds winding up in sinks and toilets,” WTOL reported. Researchers presented the findings at an American Chemical […]

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