Plastic tax as part of the recovery fund
The European Union is now doing what the Dutch government should have done a long time ago: taxing packaging harmful to the environment. It is a win in the fight against plastic soup that this European tax is now being introduced. However, there are critical comments to be made.
Plastic Free July: Does plastic put our body at risk?
We must reduce the current overconsumption of plastic. Plastic Free July is a perfect opportunity to reduce our plastic footprint and exposure to harmful chemicals and additives found in our everyday plastics. Here’s a selection of six daily plastic products that may threaten our health. Can you quit all of them?
Shell’s Plastic Factory does not count for Climate Goals
Shell says it is ambitious and wants to take a leading position. But how can the company’s ambitions align with a major investment in a new plastics factory in Pennsylvania?
Ducor tries to shift the responsibility for plastic pollution
Because Ducor’s plastic granules end up in the environment, the environmental department DCMR Ducor has imposed a penalty of €15,000 for each violation found. Ducor claims not to have done anything wrong…