A ban on single-use plastic straws, stirrers, and cotton buds was supposed to come into effect in England this past April, but that ban was put on delay during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, months later, the ban has come into force. Each year, people in England use an … [Read more...] about Ban on straws, stirrers, and cotton buds comes into effect in England
Food delivery has spiked in the wake of the pandemic, thus increasing the use of disposable plastic associated with takeaway packaging. Needless to say, this has only amplified the global plastic crisis. It's also highlighted the urgent need to redesign the food delivery sector, … [Read more...] about Could these reusable containers remove single-use plastics from delivery?
Grocery store owner David Lee Kwan initially hoped that a fee on single-use bags would discourage his customers from using them. But when the five-cent a bag charge failed to stop people from using plastic, he tried a different approach. So now when customers don’t bring their … [Read more...] about This store provides embarrassing bags to stop shoppers from using plastic
Plastic forks and takeout containers could soon become a thing of the past for Canadians, as the country’s government has announced on Monday that it will ban single-use plastics from as early as 2021, joining a growing global movement in the fight against plastic … [Read more...] about Canada pledges to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021
Bans on single-use plastics will surely prove to be important for protecting our oceans from further pollution, but the reality is there’s still a huge need to remove the plastic that currently sits in our waterways if we want to save oceans from further damage. This means … [Read more...] about New scheme pays Greek fishermen to clean up plastic debris from the sea