Tag: plastic pollution
"Large scale public protest, civil disobedience, and coordinated boycotting of products that are contaminating the environment is the only thing that will make government and business act."
“We are absolutely committed to reducing unnecessary plastic packaging in Sainsbury’s stores."
This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.
A sweeping “circular economy” bill in the California legislature aims to drastically reduce plastic waste and boost domestic recycling.
"Malaysia will not be a dumping ground to the world ... we will fight back."
"So today I am taking action to turn the tide on plastic pollution, and ensure we leave our environment in a better state for future generations."
"The U.S. is the world’s largest exporter of plastics, mostly to developing nations. And this has created a global crisis of waste in countries in South and Central Asia as well as South America and Africa."
“Really the surest solution to dealing with the problem of plastics and climate is to reduce plastic production, to keep the fossil fuels in the ground, to move towards eliminating the use of single-use plastics and non-essential plastics.”
"This is a crucial first step towards stopping the use of developing countries as a dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, especially those coming from rich nations."