The French Government Announced It Would Prohibit the Use of Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags at Retail Shops from July 6, 2016 Starting on January 1, 2017.

The French Government Announced It Would Prohibit the Use of Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags at Retail Shops from July 6, 2016 Starting on January 1, 2017, the ban on the use of disposable plastic bags will be expanded to items other than shopping bags, such as plastic bags for fresh food packing. However, biodegradable plastic … Continue reading The French Government Announced It Would Prohibit the Use of Disposable Plastic Shopping Bags at Retail Shops from July 6, 2016 Starting on January 1, 2017.

Suntory Holdings Aims to Commercialize 100% Bio-Based Plastic Bottles

Suntory Holdings Aims to Commercialize 100% Bio-Based Plastic Bottles Having engaged in joint R&D of sustainable beverage bottles made of 100% bio-based plastics, Suntory Holdings Limited and Annellotech, a bio-chemical venture based in the U.S., today announced their decision to build a demonstration plant for the production of plastic bottle raw materials in Texas, U.S.A. … Continue reading Suntory Holdings Aims to Commercialize 100% Bio-Based Plastic Bottles

Adoption of the “Treaty of Paris”

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change resolved to adopt the "Treaty of Paris," a new anti-global warming framework. This is a historic agreement that legally binds all nations including advanced and developing countries. For this agreement, all of the 196 nations and regions of the … Continue reading Adoption of the “Treaty of Paris”