Posts tagged Plastic bag ban
Good news

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a great break and that you have started the new year with some sustainable resolutions. In 2018 several positive things happened around the world and I thought I´d share some of this good news with you to start the new year on a positive note.

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Plastic pollution

The problems with plastic pollution are getting worse by the day. The estimated 8 million tons (yes, really) of plastic that ends up in the ocean every year is expected to double by 2025 and is estimated to rise to 60 tons per minute by 2050 if today's plastic use and lack of adequate waste management continues. These vast amounts of plastic have increasing impact on the environment and marine life.

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Melati and Isabel Wijsen

Sisters and founders of Bye Bye Plastic Bags (BBPB) Melati and Isabel Wijsen started the NGO in 2013 to have plastic bags banned in Bali, Indonesia. The idea started with a lesson in causes at the Green School, where they learned about the positive changes created by leaders and individuals such as Mahatma Gandhi and Princess Diana. The sisters learned how the small gestures of one person can turn into huge global social and economic movements.

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