Ever more countries are banning plastic bags

ACCORDING TO THE United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), up to 5trn plastic bags are consumed each year. Disposed of improperly, they can clog waterways, choke marine life and provide a breeding-ground for malaria-carrying mosquitoes. When dumped in landfills, they can take centuries to decompose. Plenty of governments have decided that enough is enough. On July … Continue reading Ever more countries are banning plastic bags