Rwanda’s manufacturers seek more time to phase out single-use plastics

RWANDA – Rwanda manufacturers have called for more time to phase out single-use plastics following concerns that the time limit provided would heavily impact on their performance. This follows the Rwandan cabinet’s approval of a […]

Coca-Cola unveils US$38m fund to tackle plastic pollution in Africa

AFRICA – The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled a US$38 million fund to tackle plastic pollution in Southern, East and Central Africa over the next three years. The initiative by the multinational beverage manufacturer is part […]

Food and beverage majors sign global pact to eradicate plastic waste and pollution

WORLD – Major food and beverage companies, packaging manufacturers, governments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are among 250 organisations that have signed a marker pact to eradicate plastic waste and pollution. The New Plastics Economy Global […]