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Straw campaign group shifts focus to reusable bags

Lissie Pollard, left, Giles Babb and Bianca Carr all of Final Straw Solent, are now turning their attention to plastic bags. Picture Chris Moorhouse

Published in the Portsmouth News on 22nd May 2018 Story By David George

CAMPAIGNERS who have been looking to stamp out plastic straws across the Solent region are […]

RAY COBBETT: Aiming towards plastic-free towns

Friends of the Earth would like to see towns go plastic-free. This plastic was found on Hayling beach.

Published in the Portsmouth News on 17th May 2018

 

The Friends of the Earth co-ordinator says councils must do more

When Teresa May launched the government’s 25 year environment plan earlier this year, she […]

Hampshire County Council and Southampton City Council among worst at recycling household waste

Published in the Southern Daily Echo on the 15th May 2018

 

LESS than 30 per cent of household waste in Southampton is recycled or reused, ranking it one of the worst in the country.

This figure, from the 2016/17 financial year, puts the city council – who deals with recycling – in the […]