New Zealand-based businesses that signed the NZ Plastic Packaging Declaration are Foodstuffs, Countdown, New Zealand Post and Frucor Suntory.
ISLAMABAD: Members of civil society holding a banner during an awareness walk titled "Beat Plastic pollution" at Blue Area on Monday. Even if each one of us do what we can to reduce our own plastic footprint - and of course we must - the current tide of single-use plastic is overwhelming.
Other companies can sign up by contacting the Ministry for the Environment if they are able to demonstrate they can report on progress annually.
"We join the United Nations in appealing to the governments, industry, communities and individuals globally to come together and explore sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics. Every year, more than eight million tonnes end up in the oceans", he said.
"Nigeria is in a good place to lead Africa and indeed the world in beating plastic pollution", Osinbajo said.
He said sea salts, in many part of the world, including Ghana, contained plastic dust, and that had some health implications on humans and its management was critical, especially in the developing countries where recycling machines arrived 50 years later after plastics were introduced in the countries.
And nearly three-quarters (72%) think supermarkets are not doing enough about packaging to tackle the problem of plastic pollution, the survey by Populus for Greenpeace showed.
And finally, we're calling on every government make common sense commitments through legislative action created to curb the production and use of unnecessary single use plastics.
If you too are keen to contribute to the environment in a meaningful manner, you can opt not using plastic. "Can you imagine the systems that will have to be put in place to take out the plastic pollution?" Plastics can also serve as a magnet for other pollutants, including dioxins, metals and pesticides.
But the problem is not plastic itself, he says, but what we do with it.
On practical solutions to reduce plastics, Madam Aziz reiterated the need to focus on educating people on the harmful effect of plastics and how to handle it using new and intensive methods. Almost one third of plastic packaging used globally escapes collection systems, Zero Waste Scotland reports.
Plastic litters beaches, blocks drains and harms wildlife, with an estimated 100,000 marine animals killed each year, as well as turning up in food and is found in 90% of bottled water.
"Project Beacon's ethos and partnership approach supports our work to tackle Scotland's throwaway culture which includes our commitment to a deposit return scheme and the recent appointment of an expert panel to look at single-use items".
On pollution caused by plastics, as the Environment Day being hosted this year by India is themed "Beat Plastic Pollution", the Prime Minister expressed concern over declining number of fishes and ocean pollution.
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KUNR's Paul Boger reached out Alexi Koseff - a political reporter with the Sacramento Bee - to break down next week's election. This year, however, Democrats are fielding so many candidates that it could actually lose them winnable House seats.
Drone footage reveals devastation after Fuego volcano eruption
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Sen. Corker Defies Trump to Push Tariff-Blocking Bill
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