A woman dries plastic bags ready for recycling on the bank of Buriganga River, one of the most polluted rivers in the country due to extensive dumping of industrial and human waste.

via Dhaka, Bangladesh — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH


IDB reports show that over 60 percent of food is destroyed during the stages of production, storage, and transportation. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has convinced some of the world’s leading food companies to adopt its Latin American and Caribbean campaign against regional food loss and waste. United behind the hashtag #SinDesperdicio (#WithoutWaste), producers such […]

via Food Giants Join Latin America, Caribbean Anti-Waste Campaign — Repeating Islands

A press release from Sandals. Today, on the first day of Pollution Prevention Week, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) announced that all 19 Sandals and Beaches Resorts across seven Caribbean islands – including Jamaica, the Bahamas, St. Lucia, Antigua, Grenada, Barbados and Turks & Caicos – will eliminate the 21,490,800 single-use plastic straws and stirrers used […]

via Sandals Resorts to Eliminate Single-Use Plastic from Resorts Across Seven Caribbean Islands — Repeating Islands

CONGRATULATIONS TO LOBLAWS CANADA, in its effort to eliminate single use plastics…

Loblaws is joined in this effort by Ikea, Unilever and Coca Cola. These companies have recognized  the great plastics refuse threat to our world, and they all deserve our sincere congratulations for this effort! Support them! Buy their products! Work with them!