Monday, 6 December 2021

Tag Archives: plastic waste

Sri Lanka facing marine disaster from burning ship

Smoke rises from a fire on board the MV X-Press Pearl container ship off Colombo [Sri Lanka Air Force Media via Reuters] NEGOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka is facing its worst beach pollution crisis as tonnes of plastic waste from a burning wash ashore, a senior environment official said Saturday. ...

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G20 agrees marine plastic pollution deal

TOKYO: The Group of 20 major economies said they agreed a deal to reduce plastic waste that is choking the seas at a meeting in Japan. Under the agreement, G20 member countries committed to reducing plastic waste but gave little detail on how that would be done. They added that ...

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Dutch supermarket introduces plastic-free aisle

Ekoplaza is set to become world’s first plastic-free supermarket in Amsterdam.  It is claiming to go on without plastic on over 700 of its grocery items including rice, meat, dairy, chocolate, sauces, fruits, cereals, vegetables and chocolates.  Instead of plastic, customers will be able to buy those groceries in glass, ...

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