It’s The Beginning Of The End For Plastic Bags In Abu Dhabi

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This story makes our hearts sing! Taking the threat of plastic bags seriously, Abu Dhabi is preparing for the 2013 total ban with a plastic-free weekend. Residents of the United Arab Emirates use 11.6 billion plastic bags every year. That’s 11.6 billion camel-killing, toxin-oozing, non-biodegradable bags that choke our water ways and blight beautiful places. […]

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UAE Ministry of Environment and Water Uses Animated Film to Promote Plastic Bag Ban

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In the battle against plastic bags, the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water has started taking a more fun approach. As part of its mission to ban non-biodegradable plastic bags from the UAE by 2012, the Ministry of Environment and Water will soon release an animated movie that promotes eco-friendly alternatives.  The Ministry is hoping […]

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Syrian Celebrities Spread Green Message in Damascus With Balloons?!?

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Syrian celebrities took to the streets of Damascus to promote green living. Releasing balloons, were they drawing attention to the environment or to themselves? A group of Syrian celebrities gathered in Damascus to try to promote environmentally friendly lifestyles recently, personally urging individuals to change their habits. Unfortunately, however, it looks like this was a case […]

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"Waste Lb" Design Company Encourages Lebanese to Waste Fewer Plastic Bags

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Plastic bags are evil.  They are not biodegradable, pollute our landfills, pollute our waterways, convince fish and ducks that they’re food… it’s pretty well established that they’re just bad news.  While activists encourage consumers to try using fewer bags, or sometimes try to ban the use of plastic bags entirely, the truth is that these […]

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