Contract awarded for acquisition of plastic bags
In Cyprus, it is not just the supermarkets that give out three times as many plastic bags
as someone requires -- buy more than one item from a periptero and the assistant would shove them each into a plastic bag
, no matter how small and easy to carry they may be.
The fourth article warns commercial and industrial establishments against dealing with plastic bag
importers who are not approved by the municipality.
Bulgariaas Environment Ministry has boasted about a substantial reduction in the use of single-use thin plastic bags
over the past two years.
Lots of plastics, especially plastic bags
, which are one of the major physical pollutants, exist for hundreds of years, floating around the ocean and taking the lives of many sea creatures, or being eaten and then killing any number of various wild animals.
The Global Plastic Bag
Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the plastic bag
It's hard to measure the impact of pre-existing plastic bag
bans, but some initial findings look promising.
With the manufacturing of reusable and biodegradable bags, Plastic Bag
Source aims at becoming one of the leading shopping bag suppliers in the USA.
Salim explains, "shops, tradesmen, and plastic bag
producers protested against the decision, which came with no proper planning for implementation.
Environmentalists say that plastic bag
manufacturing uses up millions of barrels of oil each year, much of it imported from overseas.
Ireland introduced a levy in 2001 set at 15c, but this was raised to 22c in 2007 because of inflation and the fact that plastic bag
use, after having fallen, was starting to rise again.
Shopkeepers and market traders throughout the town are being encouraged to stop giving out plastic bags
to shoppers in an effort to reduce the quantity sent to landfill.