#Ban

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
    Environment

    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy|May 29, 2018

    It’s the most ambitious proposal of its kind in the world. Read more

  • Article: The Long-Awaited Ban on Plastic Microbeads in the UK Is Finally Here
    Environment

    The Long-Awaited Ban on Plastic Microbeads in the UK Is Finally Here

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 9, 2018

    It’s one of the world’s toughest bans on the harmful microplastics. Read more

  • Article: Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again
    OpinionEnvironment

    Why You Should Probably Never Use Microbead Soaps Again

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    Tiny beads = big problems. Read more

  • Article: Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Just Passed 12 New Laws Against FGM

    By Meghan Werft|July 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Globally, 200 million girls and women have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: 13 Times Countries Banned Things for Good Reasons in 2016
    Citizenship

    13 Times Countries Banned Things for Good Reasons in 2016

    By Meghan Werft|Dec. 13, 2016

    Super skinny models, plastic cutlery, and more. Read more