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Reducing single-use/disposable plastic

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2 Dec
6:55am, 2 Dec 2019
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run free
That sounds excellent @beebop. :)
6 Dec
7:43am, 6 Dec 2019
5095 posts
Wine Legs
This is pretty cool: bbc.co.uk
9 Dec
9:42pm, 9 Dec 2019
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JRitchie
Slightly tangential but relevant to the wider subject of energy transition but last night was the first time ever the price of day ahead power in the UK went negative. Between 2:30am and 4:30am the combination of a storm and low demand meant that you could get paid for using electric. More offshore wind will make this more common. Great for charging your EV through the night in the autumn.
10 Dec
7:05am, 10 Dec 2019
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Garfield
Very interesting...and potentially good! :)

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Information about Plastic Packaging:
UK: wrap.org.uk

EU: ec.europa.eu

What products have microbeads?
beatthemicrobead.org

To help you reduce try one level at a time:https://tyrelady.wordpress.com/support-the-challenges/



What the EU is doing:
europa.eu

- currently the UK will be following SOME of the EU measures.
assets.publishing.service.gov.uk

Terms used to describe plastic:
1. Biodegradable (also oxi-biodegradable)
2. Bioplastic
3. Compostable
4. Plastic that potentially could be recycled (has numbers)
5. Plastic that cannot be recycled

Some resources:
BBC's info on the numbers on Plastics:
news.bbc.co.uk

The misconceptions of biodegradable plastics from an academic:
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/acs.est.7b04051?src=recsys&

Understanding plastic terms:
wrap.org.uk

Bioplastic developments as seen by British Plastic

britishplastics.co.uk
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