Sunday, 24 October 2021

Tag Archives: Plastic bags

Unilever to halve use of new plastic

THE HAGUE: Anglo-Dutch commercial giant Unilever said Monday it will cut its use of new plastic by half by 2025 as pressure grows on multinational companies to do more for the environment. The firm, which owns brands including Dove soap, Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and Marmite, would cut annual ...

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New Zealand to ban single-use plastic bags

WELLINGTON: New Zealand became the latest country Friday to outlaw single-use plastic shopping bags, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying they will be phased out over the next year as a “meaningful step” towards reducing pollution. New Zealand uses “hundreds of millions” of single-use plastic bags each year, many of ...

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EU adopts plastics strategy

BRUSSELS: The first ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics has been adopted today (16 January) as part of what the EU describe as a “transition towards a more circular economy”. Under the new plans, all plastic packaging on the EU market will be recyclable by 2030, the consumption of single use ...

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