An icon of the UK highstreet, Boots UK have confirmed that they will be transitioning from plastic to paper cotton bud stems in 2017, retaining an emphasis on 'Do not flush' messaging.        
Great to see Tesco and Sainsbury's both committing to ditch the plastic in cotton buds.        
An estimated 500,000 Norwegians flush plastic cotton buds down their toilets.        
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.        
The market leader in Norway's grocery sector has made the transition from plastic to paper cotton bud stems.        
Friday, 04 November 2016 12:46

Sainsburys Cotton Buds

A recent statement from Sainsburys gives exciting news on the future of their own-brand cotton buds with plastic stems.        
Friday, 28 October 2016 17:43

Waitrose Cotton Buds with Paper Stems

Look out for the new Essential Waitrose Cotton Buds and Essential Waitrose Cosmetic Tipped Cotton Buds now available.        
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 13:57

France announces ban on plastic cotton buds

France has pledged to ban cotton buds with plastic stems by the year 2020! 
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:23

International Water Industry Position Statement

International water industry position statement on non-flushable and 'flushable' labelled products
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 09:26

Best Buddies Help Marine Life

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...    

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