Tag: plastic bags
A World Wide Fund for Nature report has ranked Tel Aviv's coastline as the third most polluted by plastic waste in the Mediterranean.
In an effort to curb waste and promote sustainability, increasing numbers of major fashion brands are eliminating the single-use carrier bags from their stores.
Peka's Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil says the dumping of plastics will pollute the earth for a long time while smokers bring harm only to themselves.
Hee Loy Sian equates Selangor's plastic bag-free campaign to Putrajaya's smoke-free drive.
Penang local council by-laws to be amended so that trading licences of culprits may be revoked.
The Japanese government and businesses are beginning to take steps to combat the use of plastic.
#TakNakStraw founder Mareena Yahya Kerschot recalls the 'Recycle, that's what you do' jingle of the early 1990s.
Single-use plastic bags are among the most common items found in New Zealand coastal litter - the environmental group Greenpeace welcomed the decision to outlaw them.
Sebastian said plastic bags being the country's number one solid waste pollutant have continued to plague the country's marine ecosystem.
The bag, which gets customers a 20 sen rebate each time it is used, is made from a recyclable plastic that is more durable than conventional plastic bags.
Hypermarket owner says he supports suggestion by Selangor BN to not charge for plastic bags, but wants consumers to be given environment-friendly bags instead.
Penang exco for environment says this will only reverse efforts to get more people to quit using plastic bags and hamper efforts to recycle.
The Wijsen sisters have come far since they founded a movement against plastic bags on their island of Bali.
Revenue was collected by supermarkets and food premises in Selangor since Jan 1 this year.
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar wants Selangor government to issue clear guidelines as to how 20 sen collected from each plastic bag sold will be spent.
Elizabeth Wong says the state wants to ensure the success of the current campaign before embarking on other measures to discourage the use of plastic bags.
Environmentalist says plastic bags should cost more to deter shoppers from using them.
The tourist, in a Facebook post, claims a shop in Langkawi charged RM25 for a plastic bag after he purchased a bottle of liquor.