The French Parliament passed a law prohibiting the use of every plastic containers derived from petroleum. The new law will permit the use of only plastic containers, including cups, plates, knives, and forks, which are biodegradable. 詳しくはClick here for details
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 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
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”
COP21 Opened in Paris for Discussion on Anti-Global Warming Measures COP21, from November 30 through December 11, 2015, is currently underway. In the convention, developing countries demanded proactive initiatives from advanced countries to reduce gas emissions causing the greenhouse effect.