Tag: plastic bag
Panama has now joined more than 60 other countries that have totally or partially banned single-use plastic bags, or introduced taxes to dissuade their use.
Deepest-ever dive finds plastic bag at the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean.
The plastic bag was blocking the digestive system of the young whale shark, found washed up onto a beach in Menumbuk.
According to US journal Science, eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into the Earth's oceans and seas each year, with toxic particles ingested by fish and, through the food chain, by humans.
Williams technical head Paddy Lowe said that a plastic bag caused Sergey Sirotkin's Williams car's brakes to fail.
Selangor exco Elizabeth Wong says public must be given time to adapt, adding retailers will be fined if 20 sen not charged for plastic bags.
What about eggs and household cleaning products in plastic containers; mineral water in plastic bottles; and fruits, vegetables, fish and meat products in plastic bags?
The ban on small motorcycles and the move to deter motorists from driving into the city may be enforced once public transportation is available at a reasonable price.