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# plastic

Last year
Physical driving licence could become 'history' as EU proposes digital option
England to ban single-use plastic cutlery and plates two years after EU
All time
Deposit-return scheme on bottles and cans to start rolling out in shops
Global plastic waste will triple by 2060 according to OECD projections
Targets for recycling plastic packaging will be 'extremely challenging' - so how do we do it?
Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump, conservationists warn
Opinion: If we don't act now on plastic pollution, we will run out of choices
Lyndsey O’Connell
Soft plastic: How much of it will actually be recycled and what difference will it make?
Levy on disposable coffee cups to be introduced in coming months
Poll: Do you make efforts to reduce how much plastics you buy?
Poll: Will you try to limit your waste this Christmas?
Opinion: Why the planet needs us to cut our consumption this Christmas
Lyndsey O’Connell
Poll: Have you made efforts to use less plastic in your daily life?
Plastic in the Atlantic Ocean is far beyond levels previously estimated
McDonald's to trial recycling unwanted plastic toys into new products such as coffee cups
Ireland's first reverse vending machine allows people to recycle plastic bottles in return for 10c vouchers
Is it really possible to live a zero waste life? I tried for a week (and did a terrible job)
Beloved Thai dugong found dead with plastic in her stomach
Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn
Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics?
'We need to leave the throwaway culture behind': Could Ireland really go plastic free by 2029?
Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water
'We cannot be radical enough': David Attenborough calls for drastic climate change action
Ireland surpasses all EU recycling targets including plastics, glass and metal
Poll: Should Ireland ban all single-use plastics by 2021?
Canada is planning to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021
Landmark pact to regulate plastic waste signed by 180 nations - but not the US
Lidl says it's introducing in-store recycling stations across the country
Government and schools will no longer buy single-use plastic cups, cutlery and straws
Wet wipes and sanitary products cause over 500 sewage blockages every month
'Single-use': Term used to refer to throw away plastic named Collins word of the year 2018
Review begins as 70kg of plastic debris recovered in Dún Laoghaire baths clear-up
Poll: Do you use plastic bottles?
New EU rules aim to cut down on amount of bottled water people drink
Poll: Do you make efforts to reduce how much single-use plastics you buy?
Lidl Ireland won't be selling single-use plastics after next year
To reach EU targets Ireland needs to increase its plastic recycling by 80%
Researchers say plastic is 'indispensable' so they're trying to make it more sustainable
Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste
Poll: Should plastic bottles be banned from Irish beaches?