Projects » Plastics Pollution and the ban on Single-use Plastics

Toxic Bomb : The effects of plastic on our health

While the entire plastics industry is taking advantage of the current health crisis to praise in the media today the benefits of single-use plastics as a “lifesaver”, it is important to understand that the direct and indirect ravages associated with […]

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Marine Life Don’t Need PPE Plastic Pollution

The Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] has launched a campaign highlighting personal protective equipment [PPE] pollution, urging the community to use reusable/washable masks when possible and properly dispose of single use masks. The campaign poster says, “Fish, turtles, and other marine life […]

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Plastic Free July

Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will […]

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The way forward on plastics: option 2

RG Opinion article by Sophia Collis, BEST summer intern 2019 The second option available for ridding Bermuda of plastic waste involves taxing single-use plastics on importation and lowering duties on alternatives. The target area to focus on should be the […]

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Planning the way forward on plastics: option 1

RG Opinion article by Sophia Collis, BEST summer intern 2019 There are two types of policy instruments that can be used to reduce plastic use. Ranging from municipal to intergovernmental levels, the number of policies on single-use plastics has more […]

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Working towards a plastics solution

RG Opinion article by Sophia Collis, BEST Summer Intern 2019 *This is the first in a series of articles addressing the need to reduce plastic waste in Bermuda “Plastic, a material invented to last for ever, can no longer be […]

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Break Up with Plastics!

Our relationship with plastic is NOT working. Take the pledge at cleanseas.org  

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Greenpeace issues dire warning on plastics

An area of the Sargasso Sea is more polluted with microplastic than a notorious high pollution part of the Pacific, researchers said yesterday. The shock news came as environmental group Greenpeace revealed the results of a two- week survey of […]

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Greenpeace flagship to study Sargasso Sea

The flagship of environmental charity Greenpeace has docked in Bermuda before it heads out to sea for an expedition to the Sargasso Sea. The MV Esperanza, on a pole-to-pole mission to highlight threats to the ocean environment, is scheduled to survey […]

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