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Ecover to Turn Sea Plastic Into Bottles in Pioneering Recycling Scheme


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, recycling, Ecover to turn sea plastic into bottles )

Agnes
- 570 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Green cleaning brand claims plastic trawled from the sea can be used to create fully sustainable and recyclable packaging



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Bill K. (23)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:43 am
this is really good news
 

Dave C. (214)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 10:15 am
sounds like a great chance!
 

Shanti S. (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 1:18 pm
Thank you.
 

Leanne B. (27)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:16 pm
Thanks.
 

J. William H. (1)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:16 pm
What a good idea
 

Birgit W. (145)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:30 pm
Thanks
 

Winn Adams (192)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:42 pm
Great idea!
 

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:04 pm
noted, thanks
 

Joy McR (131)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 6:41 pm
Very good idea. Noted, thanks
 

june t. (66)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 12:23 am
hope they can do something.....
 

Nimue P. (248)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:57 am
Great idea :)
 

David Johnson (15)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 7:45 am
I hope this is the start of something great.
 

Dianne Lien (78)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 10:58 am
"The company said it would work with the industry-led Waste Free Oceans initiative and the UK recycling plant Closed Loop to recruit fishing communities working in the British waters off the North Sea to collect plastic." This is a significant idea! The fishing communities being given the incentive to help clean up''''''''our mess""""".
 

Paul Girardin (140)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 11:22 am
Noted & shared!
 

Anthony Hilbert (6)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 3:30 pm
"But the move may prompt questions about the company's decision to focus on packaging at a time when many other manufacturers are devoting their energies to reducing packaging by encouraging refilling of existing containers and developing highly concentrated products."

This is unfair - they should know that Ecover already does these things, as the company rightly says, they are moving on from that.

I already buy Ecover, but I'll make sure to carry on, and I'll look out for their new packaging!
 

Kirsten Taufer (43)
Monday March 11, 2013, 6:25 pm
Amazing and so encouraging!
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Wednesday March 13, 2013, 9:09 am
Noted
 

Klaus Peters (12)
Wednesday March 20, 2013, 9:33 am
Education and strict laws are necessary to prevent plastic getting into the sea in the first place. Most people are so selfish and stupid.
 
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