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Make-up products containing tiny plastic microbeads to be banned by Govt

Make-up products containing tiny plastic microbeads to be banned by Govt | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Microscopic particles found in makeup will be banned by the Government because of concerns about their impact on the environment.
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This might be a small victory, but it should be celebrated nonetheless, as an important step forward

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Trump’s EPA May ‘Review’ California’s Car Pollution Rules

Trump’s EPA May ‘Review’ California’s Car Pollution Rules | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
States' far-reaching car pollution rules could be jeopardized if Trump's EPA nominee is confirmed.
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Worrying moves in the U.S, could this lead to further loosening of air pollution regulations nationwide?

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New chemicals may be less toxic for Arctic wildlife: researcher

New chemicals may be less toxic for Arctic wildlife: researcher | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Preliminary research shows some chemicals used in many everyday items like pesticides and clothing may be better for the environment than the original persistent organic pollutants they replaced.
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Earth Overshoot Day Arrives Earlier Than Ever

Earth Overshoot Day Arrives Earlier Than Ever | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Earth Overshoot Day 2016: August 8

As of today, we humans have used as much from nature in 2016 as our planet can renew in a whole year. Nothing will seem to change for many of us between today …
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‘No one else to blame’: A vision of a post-Brexit waste and resource industry | Resource Magazine

‘No one else to blame’: A vision of a post-Brexit waste and resource industry | Resource Magazine | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Eunomia Chairman Dominic Hogg reflects on how the British public’s decision to leave the EU will affect the waste and recycling industry, and what we must do to ensure we forge a forward-looking future.
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Yes we did: A complete timeline of Barack Obama's climate legacy

Yes we did: A complete timeline of Barack Obama's climate legacy | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
As Barack Obama waves goodbye to eight years in the White House, edie takes a stroll down memory lane to round-up all of the landmark pledges and announcements made by the outgoing US President who strove to leave a safer environment for future generations. - edie news centre
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An interesting overview of Obama's climate legacy

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Faith leaders reframe climate change as moral issue

Faith leaders reframe climate change as moral issue | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Priests, pastors and ministers nationwide are spreading the gospel of climate change — as are imams and rabbis. In recent years, faith-based advocacy has emerged as a powerful tool in the environmental movement. By reframing climate change and sustainability as moral issues, religious leaders hope to advance environmentalism by elevating it above the political fray.
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Reframing climate change is essential to tackle it effectively. This is just one example of this...

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All-Women 'Army' Protecting Rare Bird in India

All-Women 'Army' Protecting Rare Bird in India | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
A conservation brigade of 70 villagers have created a safe haven for the endangered greater adjutant stork.
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Brexit would worsen UK's air pollution crisis, say experts

Brexit would worsen UK's air pollution crisis, say experts | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
A poll of environmental professionals showed most think the UK benefits from EU air pollution rules
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