Single use plastics 2021-05-18 10:12:02 The waste makers index reveals the source of the single-use plastics crisis The Plastic Waste Makers index names twenty firms that are responsible for producing more than half of all the single-use plastic waste in the world. Single-use plastics account for over a third of plastics produced every year, with 98 per cent manufactured from fossil fuels. read more ... $2000 Fine for Failing to Charge Mandatory 50 cent Bag Charge 2019-11-13 15:16:22 Hong Kong Chidren’s Wear Shop Fined for Issuing Free Plastic Shopping Bags In Hong Kong a children's clothing shop has been convicted and fined $2000 by Kwun Tong Magistrates' Courts for contravening the Product Eco-responsibility Ordinance as a result of providing plastic shopping bags without charging its customers. read more ... Recyclable Cardboard Packaging for Salads also Coming 2019-06-21 11:40:27 McDonald’s UK to Cut Single-Use Plastics Waste with Lidless McFlurries McDonald’s UK is shaking up its drinks menu with the removal of plastic lids from all McFlurry options from September, a measure which will reduce plastic waste by 383 metric tonnes annually. read more ... Surfers against Sewage Recognise Property Firm’s Plastic Waste Efforts 2019-06-07 11:19:40 Canary Wharf Secures Plastic Free Community Status Canary Wharf Group, has been awarded Plastic Free Communities Approved status by marine conservation charity Surfers against Sewage in recognition of its work to reduce single-use plastic at Canary Wharf. read more ... Growing Environmental Awareness on Avoidable Wastes 2019-01-04 15:01:47 ‘Single-Use’ Secures Collins’ Word of the Year Spot English Dictionary compiler and publisher, Collins, has selected the term ‘single-use’ as this year’s Word of the Year. read more ...
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