The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) yesterday (31 August) published a white paper setting out the charity’s perspective on a UN treaty to address plastic pollution and support the transition to a circular economy for plastics.
In the white paper, the EMF outlines how climate change and biodiversity is best addressed through transitioning to a circular economy, which, the charity says, would address the entire lifecycle of plastics.
Climate activist group Extinction Rebellion has joined a coalition calling on the Government to decarbonise the waste sector, highlighting ways in which the UK could reduce its reliance on energy-from-waste and meet its net-zero target of 2050.
Friends of the Earth Europe, part of the world’s largest environmental network, represents 31 national organisations and thousands of local groups at European level. Libby Peake caught up with its Resource Use Campaigner, Ariadna Rodrigo