#Single-use plastics

  • Article: The Province of Quebec Is Forcing Companies to Recycle the Plastic They Produce

    The Province of Quebec Is Forcing Companies to Recycle the Plastic They Produce

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 13, 2020

    “It is time to hold companies to account for what they put into the marketplace.” Read more

  • Article: India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

    India Will Ban Plastic Bags, Cups, and Straws Around the Country, Officials Say

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 3, 2019

    The ban will be implemented across the nation on Oct. 2. Read more

  • Article: European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 24, 2018

    The rules have the potential to be the most ambitious ban on plastics in the world. Read more

  • Article: Sanitary Bins Could Be Arriving in Men's Toilets in the UK for a Great Reason

    Sanitary Bins Could Be Arriving in Men's Toilets in the UK for a Great Reason

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 14, 2018

    It's a bit rubbish men don't get bins already. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Straws Will Soon Be Illegal in San Francisco

    Plastic Straws Will Soon Be Illegal in San Francisco

    By Joanna Prisco|July 25, 2018

    The city is in the process of passing an ordinance to ban them by July 1, 2019. Read more

  • Article: This Terrorist Group Just Banned Plastic Bags ... to Save Lives

    This Terrorist Group Just Banned Plastic Bags ... to Save Lives

    By Joe McCarthy|July 5, 2018

    It shows, above all, the influence of the anti-plastic movement. Read more

  • Article: The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    The First Paper Straw Factory Is Scheduled to Open in Britain

    By Joe McCarthy|June 18, 2018

    The reign of plastic straws appears to be nearing an end. Read more

  • Article: Canada Should Recycle 85% of Single-Use Plastics by 2025, NGOs Say

    Canada Should Recycle 85% of Single-Use Plastics by 2025, NGOs Say

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 4, 2018

    If Canada wants to be an environmental leader, it needs to start acting like one. Read more