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U.S bans sale of single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2032

U.S bans sale of single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2032

The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday it will phase out the sale of single-use plastic products in national parks and other public lands by 2032, in an attempt to mitigate a ...
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The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

Ban will come into effect under the Emirate’s integrated single-use plastic policy. As part of the UAE's vision to enhance sustainable living in Abu Dhabi, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced today ...
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Ban On Single-Use Plastics Gets Initial Approval In Marin County

Ban On Single-Use Plastics Gets Initial Approval In Marin County

Marin County supervisors gave their initial approval Tuesday of a ban on the use of single-use plastic containers and utensils at restaurants, bakeries and other businesses that sell food. The ordinance, which ...
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Thailand to ban single-use plastics from national parks

Thailand to ban single-use plastics from national parks

The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand bans single-use plastics from national parks for the conservation of natural resources. The Notification of ...
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Scotland’s ban on single use plastics

Scotland’s ban on single use plastics

From 1 June 2022, it will be unlawful to manufacture or supply some single use plastic items in the course of business. We take a further look at what this means. Following ...
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A complete elimination of single use plastics in India from 2022

A complete elimination of single use plastics in India from 2022

After phasing out super thin single use plastics from October 1, the government of India is now working on strategies to eliminate ‘one-time use plastics’ entirely from the system. The government has ...
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Disappearing plastic bags: Vancouver to join other B.C. cities banning them in 2022

Disappearing plastic bags: Vancouver to join other B.C. cities banning them in 2022

Vancouver is set to ban single-use plastic bags starting in 2022 and join nine other cities in B.C. with similar bans Shoppers will have no choice but to change their behaviour in ...
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Lotte to develop seawater-degradable PHA-material

Lotte to develop seawater-degradable PHA-material

Lotte Chemical aims to complete the development of petrochemical-based PHA production technology and commercialize it by 2023.  South Korea’s Lotte Chemical Corp. (Seoul) plans to develop a decomposable bioplastic material in seawater ...
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