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New study shows nitrate danger

November, 2018 - Market News

Bluewater describes new study from Denmark’s Aarhus University showing nitrate in drinking water can bring an increased risk of colon and rectal cancer even at levels below current drinking water standards as alarming. Click here for more information ...

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Colorectal cancer risk increased by nitrates in drinking water, Danish scientists report

October, 2018 - Market News

Bluewater describes as ‘alarming’ new findings by scientists at Aarhus University that link nitrates in drinking water to an increased risk of colon and rectal cancer. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, followed 2.7 million ...

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EU MEP’s extend list of plastics they want banned

October, 2018 - Market News

European lawmakers are seeking to extend the list of single-use plastics they want to ban. Light plastic bags, products containing oxo-degradable plastics and expanded polystyrene fast food packaging have been added to the list of plastic cotton buds ...

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Ocean plastic mission cleanup underway!

October, 2018 - Market News

The world's first ocean cleaning system from Boyan Slat's Ocean Cleanup Foundation has started work on the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch”, which is located between San Francisco and Hawaii and ranks the largest of Earth’s five ocean trash piles. The s ...

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Europe’s parliament backs microplastics ban

September, 2018 - Market News

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly backed calls to adopt a ban by 2020 on microplastics that are added to cosmetics, personal care products, detergents and cleaning products. MEPs voted in mid-September by 597 votes to 15 in favour of the Par ...

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Turning anti-single-use-plastic words into action pays off

September, 2018 - Market News

London’s Harrow Half Marathon became the British capital’s first to offer no single-use plastic bottles to runners. Instead, runners were able to rehydrate themselves with Ooho – water in a biodegradable sachet made from 100% seaweed-based membrane. ...

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