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Civic body in Assam’s Hailakandi opens ‘bank’ to collect, recycle single-use plastic items

The Hailakandi Municipal Board in south Assam’s Barack valley has opened a plastic bank where citizens can go and deposit single-use plastic items.

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Govt shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products

Read more about Govt shelves plan on countrywide ban on single-use plastic products on Business Standard. The plan was for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to outlaw six items on Wednesday as part of a broader campaign to rid India of single-use plastics by 2022.

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Circular Economy & Product Design Mandates: EU Bans Halogenated Flame Retardants in Electronic Components and Imposes Reparability Obligations

The European Commission (EC) has adopted a new set of eco-design requirements for ten categories of energy-consuming products, including refrigerators, washing machines, and televisions…

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Mavidon Issues Voluntary Worldwide Recall of LemonPrep® Tubes and Single Use Cups

Mavidon is voluntarily recalling 21 lots of LemonPrep® 4 ounce tubes and single use cups to user level. These products have been found to be contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia.The specific lots are listed below:…

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The CFO sustainability

LinkedIn Twitter In the next ten years, CFOs who have historically been responsible for making financing and investment decisions based on ROI and NPV, will be under increasing pressure to deliver valuation that incorporates the environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that shape…

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Solana Beach bans distribution of single-use plastic bottles at city events

Council wants to set example as county’s environmental leader…

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ITC Hotels to stop single-use plastic from December 31: Report

This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s UNGA address on September 27, wherein he told the world that India was geared towards becoming a plastic-free nation, with a massive ongoing campaign in the country in this direction.

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Panchkula admin holds meeting against single-use-plastic

The orders come in accordance with the PM’s initiative of reducing plastic consumption in the country.With rumours about a nation-wide ban on single plastic set to be imposed on October 2…

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Innovations, latest scientific knowledge and state of the circular economy on the agenda in Helsinki

The conference European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy will be held between 30 September and 1 October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland with a view to presenting the state of the circular economy and recommendations for promoting a sustainable circular economy based on the latest research data.

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10 Ways to Avoid Single-Use Plastics on Your Travels

From organising sunset beach walks to finding free watering spots and salvaging fabrics for use in your own travel gear – here are your top tips for avoiding single-use plastics while you’re on the road…

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Norwegian Cruise Line: No more single-use plastic bottles by 2020

A change is coming to Norwegian Cruise Line: It’s doing away with single-use plastic bottles on its ships. Norwegian announced Wednesday it is partnering with JUST Goods Inc. (founded by rapper, actor and activist Jaden Smith and his family) to eliminate plastic bottles on it cruise ships by Jan. 1 and replace them with JUST’s paper cartons. The company estimates it will save more than six million single-use plastic bottles each year.

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Zero single-use plastic bottles, other sustainable hotel practices

  They could not have stated the seriousness of their intention more emphatically.As loud, dramatic music boomed in the background, hundreds of bundled-up, old plastic bottles were lowered fr……

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Single-use plastics: A roadmap to eliminate this menace

Even after enacting four major legislations in the last 20 years, we have not been able to eliminate even one single-use plastic product.

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Could bioplastics reduce the amount of single-use plastic?

Ashlee Jahnke, director of research at plastic substitute specialist, Teysha Technologies, explains how a breakthrough in bioplastics could help to reduce the amount of single-use plastic.

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James Hall initiative aims to reduce single-use plastic

Spar G&E Murgatroyd Lowther Street, one of James Hall & Co’s company-owned stores in York, has installed an in-store water tap for customers to acc…