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Attijariwafa Bank launches initiative to limit single-use plastic bag consumption 

Attijariwafa – The bank aims to expand its participation in environment conservation and to apply these mechanisms on a larger scale.

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China Unveils Plan to Reduce Single-Use Plastic by 2025 – Caixin Global

China Unveils Plan to Reduce Single-Use Plastic by 2025 – The use of plastic in the world’s most populous nation has risen as online shopping and food delivery apps have become part of everyday life…

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Coca-Cola insists recyclable bottles are only single-use ‘if thrown away’

Coca-Cola has defended its assertion that plastic bottles are only single-use ‘if they are thrown away’.

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Ryanair: ‘We’re reviewing everything around environmental sustainability’

EXCLUSIVE: Amid increasing pressure from the general public, policymakers and investors, Ryanair’s first director of sustainability has said the airline is reviewing its environmental targets and processes.

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Fake biodegradable products flood market after India bans single-use plastics

To meet consumer demand in the wake of a comprehensive ban on single-use plastic products, fake “biodegradable” retail bags, eating utensils, straws, cups, plates and carryout containers are showing up in retail outlets.

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Bill targets single-use plastics in push to make manufacturers responsible

Two congressional Democrats are planning to roll out legislation that would fight plastic pollution by banning certain types of single-use containers and requiring manufacturers to use more recycled content in…

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Europe must resist attempts to weaken single-use plastics laws – EURACTIV.com

The EU’s recently agreed laws to tackle the most polluting single-use plastics are in danger of being watered down by industry players, writes Delphine Lévi Alvarès.

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Cape Town pledges to phase out single-use plastics

If the way we use plastic is not dramatically changed, there may be more of it in the ocean than fish, by 2050.Cape Town…

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Ball Corporation and Surfrider Tackle Single-Use Plastic Pollution

Ball Corporation is known for supplying innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers worldwide. In 2018, the Surfrider Foundation and the Ball Foundation – the philanthropic arm of Ball Corporation – began collaborating to foster environmental stewardship and elevate awareness around recycling through Ball’s financial and volunteer support for Surfrider’s mission.

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Credit-card-sized Forkanife sticks it to single-use plastic utensils

The Forkanife from Canada’s Cold4ged offers eco-conscious diners a sustainable knife and fork set that can be packed up and stowed right in the credit card slot of their wallet, offering a greener alternative to single-use plastic utensils.

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Adcom India launches campaign to tackle e-waste in India

MUMBAI: Electronic waste or e-waste is the disposal of broken or obsolete electronic components and materials. E-waste material may be valuable and recyclable and created from anything electronic: computers, TVs, monitors, cell phones, PDAs, VCRs, CD players, fax machines, printers, and many other…

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Reversing the Plastic Pollution Crisis with the Circular Economy – Validated Independent News

Plastic pollution, long seen as marginal and largely aesthetic, is now established as one of humanity’s greatest challenges.Plastic production grew more…