Bluewater updates

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

October 28, 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 20, 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 18, 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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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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