Gulf Times - plastic-use
'Borrow a bag' scheme boosts green dream

'Borrow a bag' scheme boosts green dream

LuLu Hypermarket has become the first in the region to allow customers to borrow shopping bags in an effort to cut down on plastic waste.

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law

Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use.