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As India bans disposable plastic, Tamil Nadu offers lessons

As India bans disposable plastic, Tamil Nadu offers lessons

Tamil Nadu’s ban on single-use plastic has gotten results, thanks to relentless policing. Now, India says it will tackle the problem nationwide.
Canada is banning single-use plastics by the end of the year
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Canada is banning single-use plastics by the end of the year

The ban will be on single-use plastics like checkout bags, cutlery, straws and food-service ware made from or containing plastics that are hard to recycle.
Plastic water bottles to be phased out at national parks

Plastic water bottles to be phased out at national parks

An Interior Department order will end the sale of single-use plastic products at national parks and on other public lands in the United States by 2032.
Europe’s plastics industry is about to boom. U.S. fracking is driving it

Europe’s plastics industry is about to boom. U.S. fracking is driving it

Even as the European Union rolls out aggressive plans for reducing plastic waste, countries are importing cheap ethane gas to fuel their plastics industries.
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Ottawa pushing ahead with plan to ban single-use plastics by end of 2021

Canadians are increasingly turning to plastic packaging out of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.

The problem with recycling? One word: Plastics
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The problem with recycling? One word: Plastics

No matter how well we sort, much of what we throw away cannot be reused.
Could we grow enough plants to make all our plastic plant-based?

Could we grow enough plants to make all our plastic plant-based?

It would take a major reshaping of global agriculture to generate enough material to replace petroleum-based plastic with plant-based ones. Circularity has to be the end goal.
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