Circular economy: Commission takes action to reduce waste from single-use plastics – The European Sting - Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The Commission is today taking legal steps against 11 Member States, calling on them to step up the implementation of the Single-Use Plastics Directive in order to reduce the impact of certain plastic products on the environmentContinue Reading

Share via email

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News The motion was carried 6-2; the bylaw change will now go to council for final approval Publishing date: Sep 27, 2022  •  11 minutes ago  •  3 minute read  •  Join the conversation A shopper leaves a store in Sunridge with groceries in plastic bagsContinue Reading

MYNI Finds Solution to Problem of Single-Use Plastics

“Our planet is worth it and so are you.” – Marie-Hélène David, founder MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, September 27, 2022 / — After several months of research and development, MYNI, a Quebec-based company well-known in the eco-friendly household products market, is proud to announce the launch of a complete line ofContinue Reading

Fibre-based packaging could replace single-use plastics

COPAR, specialists in sustainable packaging solutions, believe wheat straw holds the key to helping bring single-use plastics to an end. As the food and beverage industry continues to work towards new sustainability goals one of the biggest areas of focus has been around packaging. As bans on single use plasticsContinue Reading

Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics Requires Overhaul of 'Blue Bin' Recyclables Collection | News & Community

This article is published in conjunction with Crosstown. In 2020, California enacted one of the most ambitious laws designed to reduce waste, requiring all bottles and containers to have a “minimum content” of at least 50% of recycled materials by 2030. There’s just one catch: The state’s rickety recycling program isn’tContinue Reading

Upcoming federal ban on single-use plastics gets mixed reviews

National efforts to meet climate change initiatives will see the first phase of a ban on single-use plastics come into effect this December across Canada. The Lakeland community has mixed reviews. LAKELAND – National efforts to meet climate change initiatives will see the first phase of a ban on single-useContinue Reading

Proposal to ban more single-use plastics leaves ACT businesses, charities searching for viable, safe alternatives

Takeaway food orders could soon come packaged differently in Canberra with plastic containers part of the next stage of the ACT government’s plan to phase out single-use plastics. Under the proposed changes, single-use plastic plates and bowls, heavyweight plastic bags and microbeads in cosmetic and cleaning products would also beContinue Reading