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Sharjah to ban single-use plastic bags from January 2024

Sharjah to ban single-use plastic bags from January 2024

Sharjah will ban single-use plastic bags and materials from January 1, 2024, it was announced on Tuesday. In preparation for the move, from October 1 this year, sales outlets in ...
Great Wrap raises $24 million as it looks to knock petroleum plastics off the shelves with its biodegradable stretch wrap

Great Wrap raises $24 million as it looks to knock petroleum plastics off the shelves with its biodegradable stretch wrap

Victorian-based and founded materials science company Great Wrap has raised $24 million in capital to ‘completely knock petroleum plastic off the supermarket shelf’ with its biodegradable products. The $24 million ...
Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast partners with PhaBuilder to open PHA factory

Angel Yeast (Yichang, Hubei, China), a globally listed yeast and yeast extract manufacturer, has inked an agreement with Bejing based PhaBuilder Biotechnology (China) to build a large manufacturing base for ...
Biodegradable film developed to replace single use plastic

Biodegradable film developed to replace single use plastic

A biodegradable film for the replacement of single use plastic was recently released during the 256th meeting of the governing body of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) at ...
Single use plastic bags banned in New South Wales (Australia) from 6/2022

Single use plastic bags banned in New South Wales (Australia) from 6/2022

From 6/2022, single-use plastic bags will be banned in New South Wales, with more bans set to come later in the year. The state has joined the rest of Australia ...
Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from December 2022

Canada to ban making, importing many single-use plastics from December 2022

June 20 (Reuters) - The government of Canada on Monday published final regulations to prohibit "harmful" single-use plastics, with a ban on manufacturing and importing most of these items to ...
The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi Announces Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags from June 2022

Ban will come into effect under the Emirate’s integrated single-use plastic policy. As part of the UAE's vision to enhance sustainable living in Abu Dhabi, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi ...
U.S. bans sale of single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2030

U.S. bans sale of single-use plastic on public lands, national parks by 2030

The U.S. Interior Department said on Wednesday it will phase out the sale of single-use plastic products in national parks and other public lands by 2032, in an attempt to ...