Shifting towards a more circular economy focused on reuse, remanufacturing and recycling may provide an urgent boost to growth and jobs in developing countries, and China can play a leading role.
P.E.I. could be the first province in Canada to ban retailers from giving out plastic bags after a private members bill passed third reading Friday morning.
The adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 provided Susan Mizrahi, head of corporate responsibility at Australia Post, with an opportunity to refocus corporate responsibility to tie with expected national strategies for the implementation of the goals. While the national strategy has not taken off yet, it has not stopped Australia Post progressing with its objectives of using the SDGs as a framework for doing business.
Maine has banned single-use food and drink containers made from polystyrene foam, commonly known as Styrofoam, becoming the first state to do so.