Beyond Plastic Bermuda [BPB] announced the launch of its new website “designed to educate the community on the perils of single-use plastics [SUPs] – its detrimental effects on both the environment and our health – as well as provide helpful information and resources to assist everyone in moving away from single-use plastics.”

A spokesperson said, “Beyond Plastic Bermuda’s goal is to encourage innovation and public/private partnerships to create a sustainable models for a reduction in single-use plastics.

“The Government’s intention is to ban twelve categories of items; whilst not an easy change, it is a vital one for the community. Bermuda has the opportunity to become a world leader in demonstrating how a community can live plastic free which will not only clean up the environment and improve our health but, also be attractive to travelers who seek out healthy and sustainable destinations.

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