California has become the first American state to ban plastic bags completely. The state government did what it was supposed to do, stand up for ‘We The People’ and prevail against all the bullying it got from plastic bag manufacturers. The environment – and all the beings that live on it – will breathe a sigh of relief. There is no reason why the rest of the world can’t follow suit. Just a little political will! CLICK
Meanwhile, researchers are racing (successfully!) to develop more and more sustainable and biodegradable polymers for every conceivable application. Here is just one of the centers of research and development: CLICK
The era of plastic rubbish is facing its end. Let’s hope this comes fast enough before too much irreversible damage has been done to the environment.