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The plastic industry resists banning single-use plastics even as environmental group EcoWaste points out that it's the solution to plastic pollution
Pollution from single-use plastics is a major problem in Bangladesh, where nearly 170 million people live in a tiny sliver of low-lying land crisscrossed by hundreds of rivers and tributaries
Several mall operators and convenience stores in Thailand ban single-use plastic bags and will instead see customers paying a small fee for a reusable bag made of a cloth-like fabric
Nakalulungkot na tayong nagrereklamo tungkol sa lumalalang basura ay siya ring nagpaplastikan sa implementasyon ng polisiyang makakalutas sana sa nasabing problema
The proposed excise tax is expected to generate P4.8 billion on its first year of implementation to fund the government's solid waste management efforts
Matchmaking parties help Japan's singles find the right partners
The Single Entry Approach program gives workers access to a speedy, impartial, and inexpensive settlement procedure for all issues or complaints arising from employer-employee relations
A growing number of South Korean women are banding together to reject rigid patriarchal norms and vowing never to wed, have children or even date and have sex
The Southeast Asian country is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic, with Thais using up to 3,000 single-use plastic bags each per year, whether for wrapping street food, takeaway coffee or packing groceries.
Consumers in China spend $1 billion via Alibaba platforms in the first 68 seconds of 'Singles' Day,' also called '11.11'
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President Rodrigo Duterte floats the idea during a Cabinet meeting, but is still deciding which alternative materials can be used in place of single-use plastics
A packaging material that is made from the plant has been developed by a Mexican researcher and is offering a promising solution to one of the world's biggest pollution conundrums
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Data on the combined solid, plastic, food and hazardous waste of 194 countries shows that the world now produces an average of 2.1 billion tons of trash each year – enough to fill more than 820,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools
'New Zealanders are proud of our country's clean, green reputation and want to help ensure we live up to it,' says Environment Minister Eugenie Sage
When I decided to be a lawyer, I wanted to uphold truth and justice at all costs, working hard to fight not only for my countrymen and the motherland, but for Mother Nature as well.
(UPDATED) Straws, plastic bags, cutlery, plates and stir sticks would be among the items banned, a government statement says
A supermarket in Legazpi City, Albay, goes for eco-friendly alternatives to wrap fresh produce
The government's cleanup program makes it easier to convince the public to adapt environmentally-friendly habits
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives' report says plastic waste from highly-industrialized nations are rerouted to developing countries after China's 2018 ban on plastic waste imports and processing
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Japan generates more plastic packaging waste per capita than any other country except the United States, according to the UN
Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin, Lagos to London are emptied as ambitious organizers of the student strike hope to stage 1,000 demos in more than 100 countries
(UPDATED) The final ministerial statement – issued on a day of youth protests against climate change – makes only two references to man-made global warming and none to the fossil fuels that drive it
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The report finds that where local-level plastic bag bans have been put in place and rigorously enforced, usage has dropped dramatically
'In the analysis of the problem, it's not pointed out: What is the role of the corporations? It's always the individuals, it's always the government, not the source,' says Greenpeace Southeast Asia-Philippines campaigner Abigail Aguilar
The discount will not apply to bills exceeding P2,000 for single or accumulated receipts made in the same establishment and within the same day
Check out the video for the song
The song is written by Marcus Davis and produced by Young Focus International, the group Catriona has been supporting as part of her charity work
Although retail sales in China have been steady, the outlook is uncertain as the economy slows and concerns rise over the impact of the trade war with the United States
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The world is producing 400 million tons of plastics every year, mostly packaging discarded after just one use
'Sa mga bisita sa Boracay, magdala na kayo ng sariling straw dahil bawal ang single-use plastic. Bawal na rin ang plastic bags at styrofoams sa isla,' says Sangguniang Bayan member Maylynn Aguirre Graf
'We're phasing-out single-use plastic bags so we can better look after our environment and safeguard New Zealand's clean, green reputation,' says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
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Ranked world number 21, Serbia's Novak Djokovic becomes the lowest ranked man to win at the All England Club in two decades
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Greenpeace says some 12 million tons per year of plastic, mostly in the form of single-use packaging, are dumped into the world's oceans, creating an ecological nightmare
The rules prohibit the use of disposable plastic items such as bags, cutlery, cups and bottles under a certain size in Mumbai
The Plastic Battle campaign convinces businesses to let people refill reusable bottles for a fee or for free, in a bid to eliminate single-use plastic bottles that contribute to pollution
The proposals call for banning banning plastic cotton buds, cutlery, plates, straws, drink stirrers and balloon sticks
Simply put, the show’s transition to the big screen is awkward
Shaina Magdayao and Matteo Guidicelli talk about the changes their characters go through in the movie 'Single/Single: Love is Not Enough'
After praising the contestant for her performance, Robin Padilla adds that the single mom 'still needs a man'