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France Plans to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastics by 2040

France Plans to Eliminate All Single-Use Plastics by 2040

If you’re eco-conscious, you’re probably avoiding buying single use plastics. However, plastic items such as straws, drinking bottles, and food wrappers can sometimes be unavoidable in places such as
WARREN: Why I now support a single-use plastics ban

WARREN: Why I now support a single-use plastics ban

Last month Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would move towards a ban on single-use plastics. Toronto city council tried to ban plastic bags in 2012 and back then I was appalled. Two
Religious leaders can kickstart a global anti-plastic movement

Religious leaders can kickstart a global anti-plastic movement

Faith alone won’t stop climate change, but it can help a surprising amount.
Africa is leading the world in plastic bag bans

Africa is leading the world in plastic bag bans

Travelers to Tanzania have been warned not to bring in plastic bags as of June 1, and that's just one of many prohibitions in place on the continent.
After banning plastic bags, NYC will now tax paper bags

After banning plastic bags, NYC will now tax paper bags

Because Big Brother knows best The post After banning plastic bags, NYC will now tax paper bags appeared first on Hot Air.
The 99 best things that happened in 2018

The 99 best things that happened in 2018

All of these stories first appeared in Future Crunch’s free, fortnightly email newsletter. If you’re interested in getting more news like this in 2019, you…
The European Union agreed to ban plastic plates, straws, and forks by 2021

The European Union agreed to ban plastic plates, straws, and forks by 2021

In three years, the European Union could be a no-straw zone. The 28 member states agreed on Wednesday to a ban on plastic straws, cutlery,…
Out: Straw bans. In: Balloon bans

Out: Straw bans. In: Balloon bans

The metal balloons don't float very well The post Out: Straw bans. In: Balloon bans appeared first on Hot Air.
Jail time for handing out plastic straws?

Jail time for handing out plastic straws?

Lock Her Up! (She's got a straw!) The post Jail time for handing out plastic straws? appeared first on Hot Air.

NJ Politics Digest: Get Ready To Surrender Your Plastic Grocery Bags

"Paper or plastic" is a question New Jersey shoppers have become used to, but now some state legislators are looking to make that a thing of the past.

Will New Yorkers Have to Start Bringing Their Own Straws to Restaurants and Bars?

Plastic straws are one of the top 10 plastic items found in the ocean.
So Europe wants to ban plastic straws now

So Europe wants to ban plastic straws now

So what do we use? The post So Europe wants to ban plastic straws now appeared first on Hot Air.

Here’s How a Proposed Plastic Bag Ban Would Affect New York City Residents

Supporters say it will reduce plastic bag waste, but opponents warn it will hurt low-income and minority New Yorkers.
GUNTER: Don’t expect virtue signalling Trudeau to actually do anything about plastics

GUNTER: Don’t expect virtue signalling Trudeau to actually do anything about plastics

One of my favourite new terms is “virtue signalling.” It means a statement or act primarily designed to show how sensitive or morally superior the person making it is. With Canada taking over the