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Tag Archives: plastic

  1. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy (MMABE) reminds Barbadians of the ban on petroleum based single use Plastics under the control of The Disposable Plastics Act (2020)

    Petroleum based plastics pose a hazard to marine life, including the fish we eat and turtles that nest on our beaches. Furthermore, it affects the capacity for our fisherfolk to make a living. The public is also reminded under this Act, single-use petroleum-based plastics are prohibited in both import and use here in Barbados. The […]

    March 25, 2021Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  2. Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Blue Economy confirm Petroleum Based Bags can still use up to Sept 1st, 2020

    The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Blue Economy (MMABE) wishes to advise as of August 4th, 2020 local manufacturers will restart the production of biodegradable plastic bags – Supermarkets, shops, vendors and other suppliers can continue using their stock of Petroleum based plastic bags until September 1st, 2020. During the month of April 2020, the […]

    August 2, 2020Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments
  3. Support for the Single-Use Plastic Ban

    Jehroum Wood of the Blue Green Initiative lends his support to the ban on single-use plastics in Barbados. ********************* See more by visiting our website – gisbarbados.gov.bb or Facebook page – facebook.com/gisbarbados or see us on Instagram – instagram.com/gisbarbados or hear us on Soundcloud – soundcloud.com/gisbarbados Make sure to subscribe to our channel so you […]

    February 4, 2020Nature, Video GalleryNo comments
  4. BUS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE FOR SECOND TOWN HALL MEETING

    Bus transportation will be available after the second town hall meeting to discuss the ban of petro-based plastics for Wednesday 24th April at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael, beginning at 6:30 pm. Buses will take commuters to the Fairchild Street and Princess Alice Terminals. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the […]

    April 20, 2019Agriculture, Photo GalleryNo comments
  5. MINISTER OF MARITIME AFFAIRS AND BLUE ECONOMY HINTS DEATH KNELL FOR STYROFOAM LIKE GRENADA?

    A Barbadian Cabinet Minister may be suggesting styrofoam will be a thing of the past like what a CARICOM neighbour did recently. From the beginning of September, Grenada made the use or importation of styrofoam as an illegal activity. For almost two years now, the Future Centre Trust has been seeking to do like the […]

    September 24, 2018Breaking News, Featured, NatureNo comments