Last week the Dutch Parliament discussed the proposal for a mandatory deposit return system for small plastic bottles. After more than 25 years of dialogue with the industry, it seems that this might be the only solution to tackle plastic pollution.
Tag: Plastic Soup
EU Institutions have agreed on the proposal for the Directive on single-use plastics. This proposal establishes ambitious targets aimed at reducing the amount of the most commonly occurring plastic products that end up in our rivers and oceans.
The programme ‘Ocean Clean Up’ promises to rid the oceans of ‘plastic soup’. This is a very welcome initiative. But only effective when it is accompanied by a change in the way we deal with plastic, by a change in our sense of self.