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BPB Supports Single-Use Plastics Legislation

Beyond Plastic Bermuda [BPB] said they applaud the Government for “their intention to bring legislation forward governing single-use plastics in 2022, and urged the community to “provide their input on the proposed legislation.” A spokesperson said, “Beyond Plastic Bermuda [BPB] is […]

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Consultation Opens On Single Use Plastics

The Government has opened a public consultation on regulating single-use plastics in Bermuda, with people invited to “send written comments, suggestions or concerns regarding the planned timetable and scope of the proposed legislation on regulating single-use plastics” by September 30th. […]

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Paper Suggests Banning Outdoor Balloon Release

Passing a law to “ban the release of helium-filled balloons outdoors” is one of the proposals contained in the “regulating single-use plastics in Bermuda” policy paper, which the Government has released for consultation. In providing a “summary of the actions that […]

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Public to have say on proposed single use plastic ban

A public consultation process on single-use plastics in a bid to abolish the product by next year is to be launched, the Government announced today. Walter Roban, the home affairs minister, said that the Government had pledged in 2018 to […]

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KBB Praises Govt’s Single-Use Plastic Plans

“This continued commitment by the Government to single-use legislation puts Bermuda at the forefront of the global fight against plastic pollution,” Keep Bermuda Beautiful said. This follows after Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban announced that ”the Government has committed to eliminating single-use plastics by […]

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Regulating Single-Use Plastics In Bermuda

The Government has released the “regulating single-use plastics in Bermuda” policy paper for consultation, with the 57-page document providing a broad overview of the proposal. Earlier this week, Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban said that the “Government has committed to eliminating […]

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Trash travels: unwanted visitors do damage to our oceans

This is the latest in a series of articles by the Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce on the effects of pollution in the ocean. Here, Anne Hyde explains how ink cartridges from a shipping container that was lost at sea in 2014 are […]

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Plastic Plastic Everywhere: What are we to do?

Author:  byline to Jennifer Gray (major contributor to article Dr. Robbie Smith) This is the latest in a series to mark World Oceans Day which looks at how plastics and other pollutants are affecting the marine environment. Here, Bermuda Marine […]

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Skimming the Surface with Marine Debris Technologies

Authors:  Hannah Horsfield & Julie Steele, Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute In a continuing series on marine debris to mark World Oceans Day on Tuesday, Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce members Hannah Horsfield and Julie Cross Steele look at methods of skimming […]

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