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UK recycling industry under investigation for fraud and corruption

Watchdog examining claims plastic waste is not being recycled but left to leak into rivers and oceans — The plastics recycling industry is facing an investigation into suspected widespread abuse and fraud within the export system amid warnings the world is about to close the door on UK packaging waste, the Guardian has learned. The …

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Cebu City to ban single-use plastics, styrofoam at city hall

‘We will practice what we preach. Stricter even,’ Cebu City Mayor Tommy Osmeña says about the ban, which will begin on August 1 — (MANILA, Philippines) Single-use plastics and styrofoam will be banned from the Cebu City Hall starting August 1, as the city government implements more measures for environmental protection. Cebu City Mayor Tommy …

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No more plastic bags in San Carlos City

If they can do it, other cities surely can, too — (NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines) Welcome to San Carlos City where plastic bags are no longer welcome. In the city’s public market, bundles of colorful sando bags have been replaced by bunched leaves, old newspaper, and reusable net bags. Even in the wet section of the …

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