Wijarn Simachaya, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, said government offices should serve as role models for businesses and the public by leading by example and creating public awareness of how changing patterns of behaviour and consumption can easily lessen our reliance on plastics.
More than 64,000 tonnes of plastic packaging is disposed of in household general waste bins and sent to landfill in Scotland each year, costing around £11 million.
"These companies have drawn a line in the sand, pledging to do their bit to stem the tide of plastic waste and plastic pollution", Sage said.
Some 150 million tonnes of plastic litter the seas across the world and 8 million more are added every year, largely as a result of the world's addiction to disposable and single-use goods.
This was contained in a statement to mark the 2018 World Environment Day with the theme "Beat Plastic Pollution: If You Can't Reuse it, Refuse it" signed by the national president, Ahmed Sanda and the publicity coordinator, Engr Mamoud Abubakar. And one out of five plastic bottles is recycled.
More than 73 million toilets have been built across the country, according to the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
Many other African counties have launched initiatives to put an end to the plastic bag hazard.
In another post, her team posted a video in support of the same and shared a very heartfelt message, "In 30 years, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Anyone can help change mindset as a way to keep supporting our country make progress toward clean environment", he said.
Ruhamya urged Rwandans to reject using single-use plastics including plastic straws, cups, plates and bottles, and find sustainable alternatives.
It is only then that we can unite to eradicate the plastic pollution that prevails in the society.
On practical solutions to reduce plastics, Madam Aziz reiterated the need to focus on educating people on the harmful effect of plastics and how to handle it using new and intensive methods. This should be started from our youth and students by making it part of our syllabus highlighting in detail how these plastic bags pose many a risk to our health and environment at large.
County Managing Director Wil Okabe said his own vacation home in Kapoho Beach Lots was also threatened by lava . The area is primarily home to vacation rentals, but there are a lot of permanent residences there too.
Based on its potential to move financial markets, the jobs report is held under a strict embargo until its official release time. Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington, Friday, June 1, 2018 .
Perez said: 'As you can imagine, after winning the Champions League , to hear this decision is completely unexpected. Wenger also explained his decision to reject offers to become Real Madrid's head coach on more than one occasion.
Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Iran news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Prior to his travels, Netanyahu said the focus of his European tour was "applying global pressure against Iran".
With that being said, we still fought and clawed back at the end of the quarter, being down four, which was good for us. Cleveland Cavaliers centre Tristan Thompson , top, was ejected for a flagrant foul in Game 1 against the Warriors .
England , now number one in the ODI world rankings, defeated Australia 4-1 in a five-match series held in Australia in January. The hard-hitting batsman tweeted: "It's a great honour to be leading the ICC World XI side, that too for such a good cause".
A large commercial satellite on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket flew for the second time following a blast on Monday at Cape Canaveral. SES-12 is capable of broadcasting and providing broadband data services focused on the high-growth Asia-Pacific region.
US forces are based in a southern desert pocket further east at Tanf, a strategic highway border crossing with Iraq. The cease-fire means the Syrian rebels have continued to control an area along the Golan and Jordan's border.
Most of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park remains closed due to persistent earthquakes and eruptions of corrosive volcanic ash. Instead, tsunamis or tidal waves, become more serious threats if the size of the quake increases, Preller said.
Another 44 percent report going online several times a day, while 11 percent say they use it even less often than that. In 2015, the survey showed that 71% of American teenagers between 13 years old and 17 years old used Facebook .
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Durant finished with 43 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists and pretty much put to rest any question about the 2018 Finals MVP. Get the brooms out for Friday night's Game 4? LeBron James scored 51 points and Cleveland almost pulled off a miraculous win.
Ko gets reprieve at US Open
He missed a 3-foot birdie putt on the ninth hole, and then missed a birdie putt from 4 feet on the par-5 15th. It was not an easy up-and-down for Jutanugarn, who said she didn't have a particularly good lie in the sand.
New features coming to iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches in iOS 12
With iOS 12 , notifications are now grouped by app, removing the never-ending list of notifications that greeted me each morning. Google recently unveiled digital wellbeing features in Android P , and now Apple is adding similar screen time limits to iOS 12.
Fred's move to Manchester United backed by Rivaldo
Manchester United have confirmed on ManUtd.com they've agreed a deal with Shakhtar Donetsk to sign midfielder Fred this summer. He has made 156 appearances over five seasons with Shakhtar, the Ukrainian Premier League champions, scoring 14 goals .
Verdasco downs Dimitrov in straight sets
Djokovic sprinted out to 5-2 but was reeled back in to 5-5, having squandered three points for a double break in the sixth game. The 72nd-ranked player beat Djokovic in a 3-hour, 26-minute match that ended in a tiebreak, 6-3, 7-6 (4), 1-6, 7-6 (11).
Official says Cohen prosecutors will get phone contents soon
Wood also noted that Avenatti could potentially affect whether or not Cohen is given a fair trial if the case ever gets far. He said this was "very surprising and disturbing to me" as an attorney for Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford.
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Jarrett said Iger called her on Tuesday before announcing that ABC , which is owned by Disney, was pulling the plug on the show. "I think she is just mean - she's just always ready to say a awful thing, whatever will hurt the most ", the source said .