Tag: plastic bags
"Hundreds of thousands of whales, dolphins, seals and turtles are killed by ocean plastic pollution every year, including single-use plastics and abandoned plastic gear from the fishing industry."
Internationally there are 32 countries that have plastic bag bans in place.
"As part of our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste commitment, we are phasing out use-once, throw-it-away plastic bags and transitioning to reusable bags in our stores by 2025."
Chile's Constitutional Court ratified a bill that bans plastic bags across the country after rejecting an appeal from the plastics industry.
The exemption that allowed restaurants to dispense plastics is set to expire and will not be renewed.
Meanwhile, the two states that have actually passed plastic bags bans are facing hurdles.