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Plastic bags have a buyer power score of 3.9 out of 5, indicating generally favorable negotiating conditions for buyers due to high market fragmentation and competition, low barriers to entry
Diverse Groups Unite for Litter Reduction and Education Campaign NEW YORK, Nov.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.
Campaigns against disposable plastic shopping bags and their environmental impact recently scored a major win. In August, California lawmakers passed the first statewide ban on the bags. But the plastic bag industry is not yielding without a fight.
Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms.
City-Wide Recycling Initiatives Much Better Options, Says SPI WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association opposes the partial plastic bag
NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, New York City Councilmembers Brad Lander and Margaret Chin introduced legislation that would require a minimum 10-cent citywide fee on
Plastic shopping bags, an abundant source of litter on land and at sea, can be converted into diesel, natural gas and other useful petroleum products, researchers report.
- A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.