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MarketPlace Offer Discount For Reusable Bags

The MarketPlace today announced it will be “offering a 10-cent discount for each reusable bag presented and used at checkout as part of an overall commitment to becoming a more eco-conscience organisation.” A spokesperson said, “Beginning today customers will get […]

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Island approach to single use plastics discussed at international forum

Plans to ban single use plastics in Bermuda were highlighted by the home affairs minister at an international forum. Walter Roban told the virtual Financial Times Global Boardroom event that the island was leading the way on climate change. Mr […]

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Beyond Plastic Bermuda Student Video

We are excited to release our first campaign video, featured at the BEUI Youth Climate Summit. Thank you to Saltus Grammar School for lending us two very talented young actors, Moss for his creative talent in making this idea come […]

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Plastic not fantastic as climate change summit hears it’s in food and water

People eat about a credit card’s worth of plastic every week, it was revealed at a youth climate change summit yesterday. The stomach-churning news was featured in a video presentation that showed that people ingested about five grams of microplastics […]

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Beyond Plastic Bermuda Webinar On Nov 16

Beyond Plastic Bermuda will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday [Nov 16] from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. A spokesperson said, “You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about Government’s intended ban on single-use plastic. Hear from the […]

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Environmental Sustainability Taskforce Update

Following a year of “introspection and strategic planning in 2020,” the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] said they have “emerged revitalised, refocussed and with a determined commitment to ‘greater collaboration for greater impact’. A spokesperson said, “In March 2021, BEST brought Bermuda’s […]

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Environment groups team up to tackle plastic waste

An environmental campaign group has backed Government’s drive to rid the island of single-use plastics – but has acknowledged that the initiative “may be challenging”. In a statement released today the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) said that it had teamed up […]

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Government promises to listen to retailers over single use plastic transition concerns

Retailers concerns about a proposed ban on single-use plastics will be heard, the Government said this week. Walter Roban, the Minister of Home Affairs, said at a press conference that he was pleased by the feedback that had already been […]

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Single-Use Plastics Public Consultation Extended

The Ministry of Home Affairs advised that the Single-Use Plastics [SUPs] Consultation is extended to Sunday, 31 October 2021. A Government spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Government remains committed to beginning the elimination of SUPs in Bermuda in 2022. This commitment is with […]

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