#Plastic Bags

  • Article: Britain's Biggest Supermarkets Still Produce Billions of Plastic Bags Every Year
    Environment

    Britain's Biggest Supermarkets Still Produce Billions of Plastic Bags Every Year

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 15, 2018

    The war on plastic bags is far from over. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year
    Environment

    Plastic Straws and Cotton Buds Could Be Banned in Britain by Next Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 22, 2018

    England alone uses 4.7 billion plastic straws and 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds each year. Read more

  • Article: Morrisons Is Reviving Old-School Paper Bags to Replace 150M Plastic Bags Every Year
    Environment

    Morrisons Is Reviving Old-School Paper Bags to Replace 150M Plastic Bags Every Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 25, 2018

    The scheme is being rolled out across the UK from Monday. Read more

  • Article: All Seattle Restaurants Will Ditch Plastic Straws Starting in July
    Environment

    All Seattle Restaurants Will Ditch Plastic Straws Starting in July

    June 20, 2018

    Call it the summer of love — for the environment. Read more

  • Article: The UK Wants to Be the 'World's First' Plastic-Free Parliament
    Environment

    The UK Wants to Be the 'World's First' Plastic-Free Parliament

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 16, 2018

    All 'avoidable single-use plastics' will be eliminated from parliament by 2019. Read more

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

    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: New York’s Governor Just Introduced a Bill to Ban Plastic Bags
    Environment

    New York’s Governor Just Introduced a Bill to Ban Plastic Bags

    By Chris Gelardi|April 24, 2018

    Governor Cuomo is facing mounting pressure to improve his lackluster environmental platform. Read more

  • Article: People Are Getting Paid to Reuse Plastic Bags in Malaysia
    Finance & Innovation

    People Are Getting Paid to Reuse Plastic Bags in Malaysia

    April 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Tesco gives Kuala Lumpur customers discounts every time they reuse their bags. Read more