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Jamaica to ditch single use bags, plastic straws and Styrofoam in 2019

Jamaica is introducing a ban on single use plastic bags, plastic straws and Styrofoam in a bid to reduce the impact plastic is having on the environment.

Daryl Vaz, the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, said the ban will take effect from 1 January 2019 and will be part of an international effort to reduce pollution.

To find out more, follow the link below:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/jamaica-plastic-bags-ban-straws-styrofoam-2019-deadline-a8543466.html

(Photo credit: Jamaica Information Service)

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