#Plastic ban

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
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    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: Island Nation of Dominica Launches One of the Strongest Plastic Bans in the World
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    Island Nation of Dominica Launches One of the Strongest Plastic Bans in the World

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2018

    It will ban plastic bags, utensils, containers, and more. Read more

  • Article: Chile Approves Total Ban on Plastic Bags
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    Chile Approves Total Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 30, 2018

    “A bag is manufactured in a minute, used for half an hour, and remains for 400 years in our nature.” Read more

  • Article: European Union Calls for Bold Ban on Single-Use Plastics
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    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: There's Now a Black Market for Plastic Bags in Kenya
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    There's Now a Black Market for Plastic Bags in Kenya

    By Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2018

    A recent ban has pushed the sale of bags underground. Read more

  • Article: Fed Up With Plastic, This Man Got Kenya to Ban It
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    Fed Up With Plastic, This Man Got Kenya to Ban It

    By Joe McCarthy|May 4, 2018

    His story shows that individual activism can go a long way. Read more

  • Article: 16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics
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    16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    They are an inspiration in the war on plastic. Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Ask G7 Countries to Reduce Plastic Waste
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    Canada Will Ask G7 Countries to Reduce Plastic Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 26, 2018

    “The health of the oceans is under threat.” Read more