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Ministry of Environment participates in 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Environment Day

07 June 2018

WORLD Environment Day was observed on Tuesday with the theme Beat Plastic Pollution, implying that the rapid affliction caused by the not very easily degradable plastic bags has finally and gradually grasped the attention of authorities worldwide and indeed concerted and collective efforts are required to get rid of this environmental hazard at the earliest.

New Zealand-based businesses that signed the NZ Plastic Packaging Declaration are Foodstuffs, Countdown, New Zealand Post and Frucor Suntory. Plastic does not decompose or disintegrate.

Biruta was speaking while closing the "Beat Plastic Pollution Walk" held in Kigali during the Kigali Car Free Day on Sunday.

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"We need action now". He spoke about the menaces of Plastic on environment. The theme invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places, our wildlife - and our own health.

Elisa Tonda, who leads U.N. Environment's Sustainable Lifestyle program, said more than 60 countries had bans or charges on single-use plastics such as bags or polystyrene containers.

Prime Minister made a fervent appeal for the world to work unitedly in eliminating plastic pollution.

A report released on World Environment Day 2018, titled Single-use Plastics: A Road Map for Sustainability, examines the state of plastic pollution in 2018 and analyzes the best practices and lessons learned from cases studies on single-use bans, levies and other forms of government intervention.

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Addressing to the Kigali Car Free Day participants in Kimihurura, Biruta said the fight against plastic pollution is everyone's responsibility as he called on the public to stand against the use of single-used plastic items.

The World Environment Day is observed on June 5 every year.

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The United Nations warns that 360 million tonnes of plastic is produced each year, and levels are set to nearly double to 619 million tonnes by 2030, with cigarette butts, drinks bottles and caps and food wrappers the most common single-use plastics.

Ministry of Environment participates in 'Beat Plastic Pollution' Environment Day