India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on Oct. 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages that rank among the world’s most polluted.
It's nearly impossible to make a trip to the grocery store and not wind up with a mound of plastic in the garbage. But some stores are trying to change that.
The world's first plastic-free flight took off from Portugal and flew to Brazil on December 26th. The plane carries no single-use plastics – but aren't we ignoring a much bigger environmental issue?
Iceland has today become the first UK supermarket to highlight which of its own-label products are plastic free. It will do this using the Plastic Free Trust Mark – the world’s first accreditation for plastic-free packaging.
Kenya, Vanuatu, UK, Taiwan, Zimbabwe, Montreal, Malibu, Seattle, Australia, Canada, Hamburg, France, New Delhi, Morocco, Rwanda and New York have made serious strides in the race against plastic.
The world’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle opened in Netherlands-based supermarket chain Ekoplaza. Within this aisle, customers will be able to choose from more than 700 plastic-free products.