Avery Dennison

Environmental Legislation

Singapore govt takes action against Indonesian companies in haze fallout

Haze clouds Singapore skyline
The Singapore government is taking action against Indonesian companies in response to the hazy conditions that have polluted the country since the beginning of September; the haze is the result of forest fires resulting from illegal slash-and-burn practices, principally in the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan.

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India dithers over plastic ban

India dithers over plastic ban
While India’s domestic plastic packaging ban gets caught in the twilight zone of circular courtroom discussions, the Ministry of Environment has pushed through an import ban on PET bottles, plastic scrap and a range of waste items, including e-waste, brought into the country from overseas for recycling.

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