Starting in March 2018, India’s second most-populous state is set to implement a ban on most types of non-reusable plastics. Maharashtra, which includes Mumbai, India’s biggest city, will roll out a ban that includes single-use plastic bags, flex boards, banners, and disposable containers and utensils. Certain exemptions will be allowed for packaging for food and other goods.
This emblematic Ecuadorian archipelago, which inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution, is no stranger to the global plastic tide.
The Government of Jordan aims to raise awareness of the importance of saving the world’s seas and oceans from pollution and other man-made waste, which pose a real danger to marine life.