Legislation

European Plastics News announced today that the French Senate has made a descision to ban bisphenol A in food packaging by the year 2015. The Senate, citing a number of studies through which...

In an article published by the Miami Herald last week, contributors Jacqueline Charles and Curtis Morgan report that the Haitian government has banned plastic bags and polystyrene containers, with...

Toronto's much contested plans for a plastic bag ban may be grinding to a halt next week thanks to Mayor Rob Ford's efforts. According to an article on the Globe and Mail, a motion...

A new "eco-tax" set to take effect in Sofia, Bulgaria on October 1st has incurred a protest by bag manufacturers, who claim that the new tax will destroy their businesses. Accrording to...

In an article on the Daily Mail Online this weekend, it was announced that the UK Liberal Democratic conference which sought to impose a ban on plastic bags has concluded, and that the final step...

According to an article posted on the Daily Mail today, a recent UK poll shows that shoppers are willing to pay a 5 pence levy on single-use plastic bags at the supermarket, and that if such a...