#Plastic Bags

  • Article: The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again
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    The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    Activists are describing it as a “fantastic victory.” Read more

  • Article: Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute
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    Bangladeshi Scientist Invents Biodegradable Single-Use Bag Made From Jute

    July 23, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The bags break down after being buried in soil for three months and can be recycled. Read more

  • Article: 2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England
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    2 Million Plastic Bags Are Still Handed Out Every Day by Small Shops in England

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 12, 2019

    Campaigners want the government to double the charge and roll it out to all businesses. Read more

  • Article: Boots Is Banning Plastic Bags in Sustainable Switch to Brown Paper
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    Boots Is Banning Plastic Bags in Sustainable Switch to Brown Paper

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 24, 2019

    It will remove 40 million plastic bags from use every year. Read more

  • Article: The 10 Best Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint, According to Science
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    The 10 Best Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Footprint, According to Science

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2019

    If Europeans used reusable water bottles, 6,741 tons of plastic litter would be prevented each year. Read more

  • Article: Morrisons Is Trialling Paper Bags to Help UK Shoppers Cut Out Plastic
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    Morrisons Is Trialling Paper Bags to Help UK Shoppers Cut Out Plastic

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 28, 2019

    The bags cost 20p and are available in eight shops across the UK and Gibraltar. Read more

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