Thursday, 24 November 2016 11:52
The Marine Conservation Society's report for the Great British Beach Clean 2016 lists plastic cotton bud stems as the 6th most common litter item on UK beaches.
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 12:13
The market leader in Norway's grocery sector has made the transition from plastic to paper cotton bud stems.
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:26
NEWS-BLOG - Save Scottish Seas, 2 August 2016. Best Buddies Help Marine Life. Countless millions of cotton buds are now polluting our seas. In this guest blog, Fidra's Clare Cavers explains the background to The Cotton Bud Project and what is being done to tackle this plastic problem at source...
Saturday, 16 July 2016 09:51
PRESS - Daily Mail Online, 16 July 2016. Waitrose won't stock ANY products with microbeads: store says it will also change the stems of cotton buds from plastic to paper in a drive against pollution and waste. The supermarket's crackdown comes amid concerns 'plastic poison' is harming the UK's beaches and marine wildlife. Read more
Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:52
BLOGS - Sottish Wildlife Trust, 26 May 2016. 50 for the Future - Reduce Marine Pollution. The Scottish Wildlife Trust's Blog features their recent publication, 50 for the Future, a list of 50 things that they believe should happen in Scotland over the next 50 years to benefit both people and wildlife.