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Previous articles

4th May 2021  –

26th April 2021 –

14th April 2021 –

15th March 2021 –

8th March 2021 – EU Scientific Reports and Paper vs Plastic (FREE) (pdf)

22nd February 2021 – Seaweed Plastic, Orange Peel and Xampla (pdf)

19th January 2021 – Recycling and Exporting Plastic Waste (pdf)

5th January 2021 – EU, Covid Lockdowns, WRAP, British Standards Institution and Polymateria (FREE) (pdf)

15th December 2020 – Recycling and an Article from Austria (pdf)

23rd November 2020 – Toxicity of Bio-based and Biodegradable Plastics, and Covid Scaremongering (Free Article) (pdf)

9th November 2020 – Support for OXO BIO, Westminster Forum, Euractiv and Covid (pdf)

2nd November 2020 – Covid 19 and Five Myths About Plastic (pdf)

27th October 2020 – Power of Lobbying, Paper and Cotton Worse than Plastic (pdf)

8th October 2020 – Compostable v biodegradable-Covid 19 and new British Bioplastic Standard (pdf)

28th September 2020 – Kill Virus – Marine Degradation, airports, Brazil retail and Face Masks (pdf)

25th August 2020 – Professor Emo Chiellini-plastics today, Greenwashing and Coronavirus (pdf)

17th August 2020 – Plastics Europe, Confusing Issues and Paper (pdf )

27th July 2020 – Coronavirus, Plastic Litter ,Bahrain and Polymateria (pdf)

20th July 2020 – Tipa, Plastics Today and The American Genius (pdf)

13th July 2020 – Running Scared and Daily Telegraph Market Report (pdf)

29-June 2020 – Banana republic, plastic into CO2, plastic waste ships. (pdf)

19th June 2020 – oxo-biodegradation, independent reports and the precautionary principle (pdf)

11th June 2020 – BBIA, Food Waste and Testing of OXO-Biodegradable Plastic (pdf)

2nd June 2020 – Definitions, Setbacks and plastiphobia (pdf)

18th May 2020 –  Plastiphobia, false descriptions and the recycling myth (pdf)

11th May 2020 – Coronavirus, Peru, Barbados and Recycling (pdf)

4th May 2020 – Danish Courts, Consensus and Plastiphobia (pdf)

24th April 2020  – Asking an Expert, the Bag Banners and UK Takes Notice (pdf)

16th April 2020 – Coronavirus and Agricultural Plastics (pdf)

8th April 2020 – Dumb Oil and Gas Majors, Scrapping Plastic Bans and Taxes and San Francisco (pdf)

1st April 2020 – The Come Back of Plastic Bags, Compostable Plastic Not Wanted and EASAC (pdf)

30th March 2020 –The Emergence of Super Plastics (pdf)

24th March 2020 –Ditch the Plastic Bag Ban and Inn-Probio (pdf)

17th March 2020 –Greening our Way to Infection, Defra Warns Against Bioplastics and Montreal (pdf)

10th March 2020 –Serbia, India, Pakistan and European Bioplastics (pdf)

3rd March 2020 –Plastic To Protect Health and Common Sense on Plastic (pdf)

24th February 2020 –Serbia, India, Pakistan and European Bioplastics (pdf)

14th February 2020 –Oman, MacArthur Foundation, Stifling Innovation, South Africa and Compostable Plastics (pdf)

7th February 2020 –Coronavirus, MPs Letter, Montreal, Australia and the Dominican Republic (pdf)

30th January 2020 –Plastiphobia, Malaysia and a Case Against Compostables and Paper (pdf)

21 January 2020 –Composting, the European Union and Unemployment (pdf)

14th January 2020 –Plastiphobia and Bioplastics Definitions (pdf)

7th January 2020 –Recycling, Lab Testing, Bangladesh and the Right Bioplastic (pdf)

1st January 2020 –Plastiphobia, Microplastics and A Throw-Away Society (pdf)