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Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed – BBC News

Plastic straw and cotton bud ban proposed – BBC News

Come on Australia! About time we took that step too - Plastic straws and cotton buds could be banned in England as part of the government's bid to cut plastic waste. Ministers pointed to one estimate that 8.5bn plastic straws were thrown away in the UK every year. The...

The five foods that aren’t as healthy as we think

The five foods that aren’t as healthy as we think

We love this reality check! - In a day and age where we seem to be bombarded with health information, it's hard to keep track of what is and isn't good for you.This is where LiveLighter come in. The Australian health programme have teamed up with Cancer Council...

Commonly used drugs affect gut bacteria

Commonly used drugs affect gut bacteria

When added to all the other things which affect it, our microbiome gets quite a beating from everything we throw its way! - One in four drugs with human targets inhibit the growth of bacteria in the human gut. These drugs cause antibiotic-like side-effects and may...

UN seeks a complete ban on single-use plastic bags 

UN seeks a complete ban on single-use plastic bags 

Why responsible plastic use is so important... - Less than a 10th of all the plastic ever made has been recycled, and governments should consider banning or taxing single-use bags or food containers. That is the damning claim that has emerged from a UN study that's...

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