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Members of the Ministerial Committee for Legislation unanimously approved the Environmental Protection Ministry’s request to apply the law of continuity to a bill that would ban the free distributi

The National Environmental Agency (NEA) has issued a statement outlining the offences and penalties on defaulters of the ban on plastic bags in The Gambia.

A new scheme to recycle soft plastic bags is positive but doesn't do enough to prevent plastic pollution, the Greens say.

A Seychelles free from plastic bags! That is what a group of young people living in the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago of 115 islands would like to see in the future.

Maputo — The Mozambican government has passed a decree regulating the use of plastic bags, in order to reduce the environmental problems associated with the proliferation of plastic bags.

Penha de Franca Sarpanch Radhika Sawant stated that they were supposed to receive the grant for the current financial year by February 2015.

Malawi has announced that it will effect a ban on the use of thin plastics below 60 microns by June 30, government officials said.

Call it a Roomba for the ocean. A young Dutch innovator has come up with a boom invention to help the Pacific Ocean rid itself of some of the 8 million tons of plastics.

The City Municipal Corporation has appointed a Bangalore-based private consultant to prepare a project report for the integrated solid waste management scheme.

Speaking ahead of the G7 summit that is due to be held in the coming days, Maltese MEP Miriam Dalli said that more attention to the maritime environment was necessary.