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Tag Archives: styrofoam

  1. STYROFOAM CONTAINERS POSSESS UNSEEN DANGERS FOR BARBADIAN CONSUMERS

    A local environmental consultant warns a persistence in using polystyrene or styrofoam containers can lead to dangerous side effects. This urgent cry of caution from Mark Hill, the CEO of Think Design, who engineered the successful redesign of Star Chick for HACCP verified poultry packaging, was part of the panellists attending last week’s Town Hall […]

    April 23, 2019BusinessNo comments
  2. NO TIME IS A GOOD TIME – BLUE ECONOMY MINISTER SPEAKS FRANKLY AT PLASTICS BAN TALKS

    There was no holding back as vendors, retailers, distributors and members of the public voiced concerns over the ban on petro-based single use plastics at Paddock Road during the first of two town hall meetings. Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey, said the discussion on banning plastics started as far back […]

    April 22, 2019Breaking News, Education, FeaturedNo comments
  3. 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
  4. 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