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Taiwan plans to ban plastic straws, bags and utensils by 2030

22 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Taiwan announces plans to ban plastic straws, plastic bags, and plastic utensils entirely by the year 2030.

This plastic bag Is being sold for $590

$590 isn’t such an unusual price for a designer bag, unless, of course, it’s just a plastic shopping bag. Buzz60's Sam Berman has more.        

Plastic is really useful. We need to figure out better ways to recycle, not ban, it

To the editor: We can all agree on the importance of reducing waste and finding common-sense solutions to protect our environment. But the approach suggested in your Feb. 20 editorial, “Grocery bags and takeout containers aren’t enough. It’s time to phase out all single-use plastic, would do just...

Taiwan to ban disposable plastic items by 2030

Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said Thursday, with restaurants facing new restrictions from next year.

Researcher focuses on environmentally friendly plastics

(University of Houston) From plastic bags to paints, sporting goods and auto parts, a type of plastic known as polyolefins is ubiquitous in modern life. A chemist at the University of Houston has received a five-year, $626,300 National...Show More Summary

willyoulookatthat: Plastic-Free Wool Insulated Jute Water...

4 days agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

willyoulookatthat: Plastic-Free Wool Insulated Jute Water Bottle Bag US14.95 Jute + wool + cotton = a handy, portable, shoulder slinging, plastic free, insulated bottle bag like no other! Fits all the bottles we sell. Jute exterior and...Show More Summary

What will we do without plastic bags?

Many will welcome the government's mid-year ban on single-use plastic bags, but how do we transition? And what do we transition to?

This might be the best grocery shopping life hack ever

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Whether you use plastic bags (stop) or environmentally-friendly...Show More Summary

Why did this Australian commentator call the snowboard halfpipe ‘two wombats in a plastic bag’?

Here’s what that means. The Winter Olympics isn’t just a chance to see incredible athletic competition, it’s also a chance for reporters from all over the world to learn new turns of phrase. One of the Aussie competitors on the atmosphere...Show More Summary

Body parts found in bags in suspected Mexican gang battle

ACAPULCO (Reuters) - The body parts of seven people stuffed in plastic bags were found on Tuesday on a roadside in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero, a center of opium poppy production where rival drug gangs fight turf wars over lucrative extortion and kidnapping rings.

Ban review: Thicker plastic bags not the answer, says Conservation Council

3 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Simply increasing the minimum allowable thickness of plastic bags would not be a worthwhile result of a review of plastic bags legislation, according to the ACT Conservation Council. Concerns at the continuing proliferation of plastic bags in the ACT has prompted the Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability, Shane Rattenbury, to direct the ACT Commissioner […]

Jumpy Cat Playing With A Bunch Of Plastic Bags

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video of Taylor the wiry leaping cat doing what cats do best and playing with a bunch of cheap plastic bags and ignoring all the expensive toys that have been bought for him. Plastic bags are like a Chuck E. Cheese ball pit to a cat, and it looks like he's having a great time. Show More Summary

A Wiry Cat Repeatedly Leaps Up Off the Ground While Chasing After Flying Plastic Grocery Bags

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

After unloading the groceries, the humans to a wiry, athletic cat named Taylor noticed his interest in the empty plastic grocery bags that were sitting on the floor and decided to toss them in the air to see how he would react. Taylor immediately took to the bags, literally leaping up off the ground several...

U.K. Lawmakers Want to Battle Waste with a ‘Latte Levy’ on Disposable Cups

The British Parliament is considering a 34-cent tax on to-go cups to encourage diners to bring their own reusable containers. The goal is to replicate the success of Britain's tax on plastic bags.

NY panel lists plastic bag options, makes no recommendation

A state panel created to study how to reduce the environmental impact of disposable plastic grocery bags has released a report, but makes no recommendation. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo created … Click to Continue »

Fooled Again

Stick birds. Rock birds. Plastic bag birds. Leaf birds. Stump birds. Branch birds. Snow birds. Lump birds. Pipe birds. Plastic...

UK’s plastic bag ban is a pitiful attempt at a greener future

Talk of cutting plastic pollution has grabbed the headlines, but the UK’s long-awaited 25-year plan for the environment consists almost entirely of vague aspirations and vacuous promises

Texas court hears case that could end local plastic bag bans

Texas' highest civil court is discussing a border city's ban on plastic bags and could ultimately decide to end such prohibitions statewide. The Laredo Merchants Association is challenging its city's … Click to Continue »

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