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Greenpeace Activists Ship Plastic Monster Back to Nestlé’s Factory in Kenya

Activists also held protests at Nestlé offices in the Philippines, Germany and other countries across the globe

Greenpeace Africa (https://www.Greenpeace.org/africa) activists and volunteers delivered a #PlasticMonster partly covered with Nestlé branded plastic packagingright back to its source: the Nestlé factory servicing Kenya and other East African countries calling on the multinational corporation to end its reliance on single-use plastic. Activists also held protests at Nestlé offices in the Philippines,…

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Nestlé, Unilever, Coca Cola and Diageo double-down on recycling myth across Africa

In their statement, these Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs) companies once again bet on recycling as a solution to the global plastics crisis on the continent

Nestlé, Unilever, The Coca Cola Company and Diageo announced plans today (http://bit.ly/2TF9ArY) to improve the collection and recycling of plastics across Africa by launching the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance. In their statement, these Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCGs) companies once again bet on recycling as a solution to the global plastics crisis on the…

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Greenpeace Africa Volunteers Start Ambitious Campaign for Plastic Ban

The group is urging South Africa's political elite to recognise that the country is lagging behind in the continental battle against throwaway plastic

A group of Greenpeace Africa volunteers in Cape Town has started an ambitious campaign calling on South Africa's top political parties to adopt a ban on single-use plastics  in their election manifestos ahead of this year's presidential election.  The group is urging South Africa's political elite to recognise that the…

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Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally found to contain microplastics

Only three of the salt brands studied did not contain any microplastic particles in the replicated samples

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia, according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace (www.Greenpeace.org) East Asia.[1] For photographs: https://bit.ly/2AgLOfv The study, which has been published in…