India plastic ban hits McDonald’s and Starbucks

Plastic policy ramps up in India On Saturday, Maharashtra’s ban on single-use plastic items – including food containers, shopping bags, forks, knives, and straws – came into effect on Saturday. Maharashtra marks the 25th out of 29 states in India to adopt the plastic policy. However, the city may have a larger effect than the rest, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 27, 2018
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Europe proposes ban on plastic items

The European Commission is planning a complete overhaul of its environmental policy The European Commission’s first order of business is the ban on ten plastic items that create waste in European waters. According to them, these ten items account for 70% of litter in EU waters. In addition, it wants manufacturers of plastic products to […]
  • Ben Norman
  • May 29, 2018
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