ALMOST a third of plastic packaging used by UK supermarkets is either non-recyclable through kerbside or retailer collection schemes or difficult to recycle, a consumer group has found.
THE recent Scottish heatwave has seen crowds flocking to the west-coast beaches, meaning the amount of waste and litter reported has increased along coastlines.
SIR David Attenborough said he has been "astonished" by the response to plastic pollution after Blue Planet II as he helped launch more BBC programming on the issue.
MCDONALD'S is replacing plastic straws with paper ones across all its UK and Ireland restaurants after a successful trial.
WATER brand Highland Spring is to trial the use of 100% recycled plastic bottles to help cut ocean pollution.
A STUDY of the words used by children in their own stories has revealed a preoccupation with plastic and computer games.
Football leagues across the UK urged to follow the Premier League in showing single-use plastic the red card
FOOTBALL leagues across the United Kingdom have been urged to stop using single-use plastics.
AN Australian zoo has released a video showing a pile of plastic next to a baby turtle that had ingested it.
A UK-wide summit to discuss plans to make people pay a deposit when they buy drinks bottles and cans is needed, a SNP minister has said.