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22 Aug Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

England To Levy Charge For Plastic Bags

England To Levy Charge For Plastic Bags

Queen Elizabeth II has announced that large retailers in Great Britain will soon be required to charge customers five pence ($0.08) for each single-use plastic bag at checkout. The mandate – which mirrors rules already in place in Wales and Northern Ireland – will go into effect in October of 2015. “My government will continue […]

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30 Jun Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

Puerto Rican Town Bans Plastic Bags

Puerto Rican Town Bans Plastic Bags

A popular tourist destination and famed surfers’ paradise has become the first municipality in Puerto Rico to ban businesses from handing out single-use plastic bags. Officials in the town of Rincon, on the far western edge of Puerto Rico, have announced the ban will take effect in February of 2015. Businesses that don’t comply will […]

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