Bali bans plastic bags

Green School - January 10, 2019

An amazing start to 2019- we finally have a single-use plastic ban in Bali. Bali’s new governor has banned single-use plastic, styrofoam, and straws. The work by the team at Bye Bye Plastic Bags has been a huge catalyst in this fight. If you missed their TED talk, watch it here.

 

“The new policy aims for a 70 per cent reduction in Bali’s marine plastics by 2019, announced Bali governor Wayan Koster a day earlier.

“This policy is aimed at producers, distributors, suppliers and business actors, including individuals, to suppress the use of single-use plastics,” said Koster.

“They must substitute plastics with other materials.”

Read more at Channel News Asia

 

Make a Change World has also created a video about this amazing step forward:

Bali says "Bye Bye" to plastic bags!

BREAKING NEWS: Bali bans single-use plastic bags!

Posted by Make A Change World on Friday, January 4, 2019



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