#Single-use plastic

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Just Announced an Ambitious Ban on Plastic Bags
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    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Just Announced an Ambitious Ban on Plastic Bags

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 10, 2018

    “It’s also the biggest single subject schoolchildren write to me about.” 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: Alaska Airlines Is Banning Plastic Straws — Thanks to a 16-Year-Old Girl Scout
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    Alaska Airlines Is Banning Plastic Straws — Thanks to a 16-Year-Old Girl Scout

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2018

    “My hope is that we can continue to rally together and inspire future generations to take a stand.” Read more

  • Article: Taiwan Announces Ban on All Plastic Bags, Straws, and Utensils
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    Taiwan Announces Ban on All Plastic Bags, Straws, and Utensils

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 22, 2018

    All single-use plastic must be phased out by 2030. Read more