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.
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.
The proposal is yet to be approved by other partners, and officials from some nations have said they aren't in favor. Also at the forefront of investors' minds is OPEC and its allies' next step on their agreement to curb output.
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.
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.
The League is strongly anti-immigration and a joint plan agreed with the M5S in forming the new government reflects that stance. The opposition Democratic Party warned that the new government would be "Right-wing, populist and unsafe ".
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.
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.
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 .
As its first step to challenge the US tariffs, the European Union on Friday formally filed a request for consultations at the WTO. The Commission has drawn up a list of 322 United States products on which it will raise duties from next month.
The U.S. delegation conveyed Trump's goal of a fair trading relationship with China, the White House said in a statement. In a conference call later Monday with grassroots supporters, he said: "We will be in a very strong position very soon".
Video images published by Sacatepezuez television showed a charred landscape where a lava flow came into contact with homes. David de Leon, a CONRED spokesman, said a change in wind was to blame for the volcanic ash falling on parts of the capital.
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.
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 .
SpaceX to launch SES-12 communications satellite
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.
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).
It's true: Teens are ditching Facebook
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 .
Brazil's Neymar to return from injury against Croatia
He joined Jesus and Willian in attack, with Coutinho dropping into the midfield place vacated by Fernandinho. He did not warm up with the Brazilian team on Sunday, which had again raised concerns among supporters.
Injured Morgan included in England ODI squads
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".