Another Rhode Island town is considering a commercial plastic bag ban. The Newport Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2xLUHxm ) the Jamestown Town Council is expected to vote on a potential ban … Click to Continue »
The Premier of Western Australia, Mark McGowan, announced yesterday that single-use plastic bags would be banned in the territory, effective July 1, 2018. This follows on bans in South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory, and...Show More Summary
Remember the craze behind Balenciaga's Ikea tote? Well, thanks to Selena Gomez, there's another laundry bag-inspired shopper taking center stage. The singer was spotted during New York Fashion Week carrying a plastic Opening Ceremony tote. Show More Summary
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Lawyer Afroz Shah moved to Mumbai with a dream of looking out at the wild, blue Arabian Sea. What he saw instead was nauseating — waves churning with plastic shopping bags and empty chip packets, beaches covered so thick with soda bottles and snack wrappers he could no longer see the sand.
Municipal bag ban and fee campaigns are trending across New England, building a strong case for bipartisan support of single-use bag legislation at the statewide level.
The Kenyan government has banned plastic bags. Those caught making, selling or importing plastic bags face a fine of up to $38,000 or four years in prison.
When I was a kid, the primary packaging in my lunch was the brown paper bag that held it all together. Occasionally my mom would buy the two-compartment Kraft Handi-Snacks cheese-and-cracker sets with the red plastic stick for spreading the cheese. Who remembers those? In the late '70s and '80s,...
Sri Lanka banned plastic bags and other disposable products on Friday after the collapse of the island's biggest dump led to a rubbish disposal crisis. Rotting garbage piled up in many parts of the capital after the giant rubbish tip collapsed in April, crushing dozens of homes and killing 32 people. Show More Summary
Sri Lanka banned plastic bags and other disposable products on Friday after the collapse of the island's biggest dump led to a rubbish disposal crisis.
Playing political games during a public health crisis: The state's plastic bag ban, in effect since 2009 on the barrier islands and peninsulas of Dare, Currituck and Hyde counties, would be repealed under the House Bill 56. House Minority...Show More Summary
Hilary Fitzgerald Campbell humorously illustrates how to refashion used plastic bags as hair ties, mop slippers, and more.
Forget measly plastic bag fees — Kenya has introduced hefty fines of up to $40,000 for plastic bag use.
World's harshest plastic bag penalties.
Using a plastic bag in Kenya now comes with a hefty price. According to the Guardian, offenders of a new law banning plastic bags in the eastern African country can face up to four years in jail or fines up to $40,000. Ten years in the making, the “world’s...
If you're in Kenya, don't be caught with a plastic bag. Starting today, using a plastic bag, whether for groceries, lining a trash can, or anything else you can think of, will cost you the equivalent of a $38,000 fine or land you inShow More Summary
Hacks World has created a tutorial on how to easily remove a festival wristband using a plastic bag. How to Use a Tissue Box to Easily Store and Dispense Plastic Grocery BagsIlluminated Plastic Garbage by LuzinterruptusA Dance Performance That Features One Dancer and Many Plastic Bags
Hacks World has created a tutorial on how to easily remove a festival wristband with a plastic bag. How to Use a Tissue Box to Easily Store and Dispense Plastic Grocery BagsIlluminated Plastic Garbage by LuzinterruptusA Dance Performance That Features One Dancer and Many Plastic Bags
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A ban on plastic bags came into force Monday in Kenya and those found violating the new regulation could be receive maximum fines of $38,000 or a four-year jail term.