“Plastic bale wrap is classed as commercial waste, and therefore must be disposed of at an authorised facility (ie, a waste or recycling facility) at the business owner’s cost.”
On-Farm Burning of Plastics to End
The new regulations come into force from 1st of January 2019.
Collecting Dead Fulmars: Researching Marine Litter
Fulmars ingest marine litter, being largely surface-feeders, which accumulates in their stomachs.
Beat Plastic Pollution: World Environment Day in Orkney
World Environment Day on Tuesday 5th of June will be marked by Orkney Islands Council with an awareness raising event at Tesco Kirkwall from 10am to 3pm.
Letters: Discarded Plastic Nets Impact on Wildlife
Letters can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Plastic Fantastic ?: Orkney Zerowaste Exhibition
The exhibition is on until 3rd March.
Commending the Work of Heriot Watt Stromness
“It’s great to hear of the high quality research on the issue of marine plastics being done right here in Stromness.”
the exhibition runs from 1st February – 3rd March
A Minor Rant About Takeaway Plastic/Paper Cups
“When did consuming large cups of takeaway coffee become part of our daily need for sustenance?”
Scotland Aims to Ban the Sale of Plastic Cotton Buds
“These products are completely unnecessary as biodegradable alternatives are readily available.”