#Single-Use Plastic

  • Article: China Just Announced Major Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics

    China Just Announced Major Plan to Ban Single-Use Plastics

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 22, 2020

    Single-use plastics bags and straws will be banned in key cities by the end of 2020. Read more

  • Article: Environmentalist Hope Mwanake Wants to Get Rid of Plastic and Glass Waste in Kenya

    Environmentalist Hope Mwanake Wants to Get Rid of Plastic and Glass Waste in Kenya

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 17, 2019

    The activist founded a company that turns waste into tiles for building homes. Read more

  • Article: How Companies Are Turning the Tide of Plastic Pollution in Kenya

    How Companies Are Turning the Tide of Plastic Pollution in Kenya

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Coca-Cola Africa|Nov. 22, 2019

    Coca-Cola Africa and PET Recycling Company (PETCO) are combating "rampant" littering in Kenya. Read more

  • Article: Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    Sainsbury's Pledges to Cut Plastic Packaging Use in Half by 2025

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 13, 2019

    It starts this month, with eliminating plastic bags for fruit and veg and bakery products. Read more

  • Article: Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    By Ruqayah Juyel|Aug. 27, 2019

    It will “reserve the right not to list” products with too much non-recyclable packaging. Read more

  • Article: One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution

    One of South Africa’s Top Tourist Spots Has Found a Solution to Plastic Pollution

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    Gansbaai, famous for shark-cage diving and whale watching, was turning into a dumping ground. Read more

  • Article: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more

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

    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