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  1. Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Cisternino

    Commentary: Plastic waste a serious problem that plastic bag bans alone can't fix

    Environmentalists concerned about plastic waste should follow up to understand the effects of a plastic bag ban, says a Tufts University observer.
  2. Single-use plastics such as cutlery and pouches will then be removed from Air India flights in two

    Commentary: COVID-19 a chance for F&B to finally go green

    While the food and beverage sector is reeling from the impact of the pandemic, they have a window of opportunity to adopt more sustainable ...
  3. Concerns over plastic use has led some governments to restrict single-use plastics and impose

    Oil industry placing risky bet on plastics: Report

    Big oil producers are pinning their future growth on the world's insatiable appetite for plastic, researchers said Friday, in a "bet" on society's ...
  4. TP ep 16 - plastic pandemic
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    Ep 16: Plastic Pandemic: What Can We Do About It?

    In our fight against the COVID-19, Singaporeans are using more plastics than ever. But what’s keeping us safe, has also derailed our efforts to ...
  5. TP plastic bags 1

    Commentary: A case for making plastic bags in Singapore ugly – or even embarrassing

    Singaporeans have come to see plastic bags as an entitlement and an expected part of retail service, says NUS Business School’s Sumit Agarwal.
  6. CNA+: Talking Point discusses rise in plastic waste amid COVID-19
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    CNA+: Talking Point discusses rise in plastic waste amid COVID-19

    A bite-size version of what you have missed on "Asia First".
  7. Fishball noodles in a takeaway container

    Commentary: Here’s what months of food deliveries and takeaways have taught us

    COVID-19 may have undone Singapore’s zero-waste efforts, but it also presents an opportunity to build long-lasting habits, say Project bECOme’s ...
  8. A man walks while holding a plastic bag in New York

    Commentary: The enormous growth of plastic packaging as take-outs and food deliveries surge must stop

    Amid understandable concern over health and hygiene during the pandemic, the problem of disposable plastics has taken a backseat, say observers.