Plastic Bags are Banned (sort of) in KL

Plastic Bags are Banned (sort of) in KL

It’s on at last. A ban on non-biodegradable plastic bags in the Federal Territories, that is. As of September 1, commercially available cheap plastic bags and food containers will cost significantly more for retailers in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan. The ban seeks to wean retail outlets off handing out…

Going to Jail for Using Plastic Bags?

Going to Jail for Using Plastic Bags?

Plastic bags. They are ubiquitous, aren’t they? They can be so convenient too. We’ve all been using them. Imagine, though, if you could be sent to jail for doing so. In the African nation of Kenya, people can now be jailed for using plastic bags. The country’s highest court has…