Bluewater updates

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

September 22, 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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Europe’s parliament backs microplastics ban

September 20, 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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