The unprecedented policy plans to curtail plastic consumption habits among the common public and redirect them to sustainable materials that would considerably reduce plastic waste in the oceans.
"Small amounts of waste that we are hoarding in our homes can become a 'big ghost'," said Abdul Latief, who set up the first puppet school on Lombok in 2015, to ensure it did not lose its next generation of puppeteers. "It can fill the guts of dead whales, and get stuck in the noses of dead turtles at sea.
The danger posed by single-use plastic products to human and animal health should never be underestimated. United Nations officials have been repeatedly urging everyone
It’s quite tiring to keep reading about plastic waste and what we are doing to the planet. It is true that such articles cause awareness but there is an important aspect
The New Year rings in a welcome change for many of us in the UAE, especially for those who will be moving in and out of the Dubai airports. The premises will be bereft
A group of young Palestinians is recycling discarded fabric into reusable totes to clamp down on waste and protect the environment.
Largely to blame is the coronavirus and the response to ward it off — the masks, gloves and other plastic-based items, many of which are now ending up in our oceans — already strewn with the slow-to-degrade detritus of a constantly growing industry. Masks, visors, gloves or screens ... all are crucial accessories to keep COVID-19 at bay.
The UAE has recently implemented a ban on the single-use of plastic shopping bags which came into effect on June 1st, 2022 in Abu Dhabi.
Through the implementation of the region’s first integrated policy, the Agency plans to gradually reduce the amount of single-use plastic products consumed across Abu Dhabi, and encourage the use of reusable products.