Alonnisos Island Bans Plastic Bags
The mayor and the residents of Alonnisos decided to ban plastic bags from the island as part of the plan to make it a model for environmental awareness. The project went into effect on Monday, December 1st, making the Sporades...
EU Votes to End Scourge of Plastic Bags
EU countries would have to reduce the use of the common, polluting plastic carrier bags, under draft rules informally agreed between MEPs and the Italian Presidency of the Council on Monday and confirmed by the member states’ permanent representatives...
Euro Parliament Targets Plastic Bag Pollution
The European Parliament is seeking to put a brake on the proliferation of plastic bags and other non-recyclable plastic waste. It is estimated that every year about eight million plastic bags end up littering the natural environment as each person uses an average of 176...
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