Legislation

The Queen announced to the English Parliament yesterday that the government would be introducing a 5p levy on plastic bags distributed at large stores and supermarkets beginning next year, writes...

After a lengthy period of waiting for the European Commission to complete its assessment of the safety of endocrine disruptors, Sweden has decided to sue the Commission in an attempt to force them...

On the 22nd of May, the European Union will be voting on a measure to instate a plastic bag tax with the intention of reducing the masses of single use plastic generated by Europeans annually. In...

This week, New York city council received a proposal from two of its members which would impose a 10 cent fee on plastic bags distributed throughout the city. While the council was hesitant to...

Frustrated by inaction on the part of the European Commission, the French Parliament's committee on European Affairs has published a report which indicates that endocrine disruptors are a...

Early last week, the Environment Protection Ministry of Israel announced that it has drafted a bill aimed at eliminating plastic bags from its culture and landscape, the Jerusalem Post...