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Dubai Says ‘No’ to Plastic Bags

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 12, 2013 (ENS) – A six-month public awareness campaign on reducing plastic bag usage and waste was launched Thursday by the Waste Management Department of Dubai Municipality, a city in the United Arab Emirates, located within the emirate of the same name. The campaign is…

UAE Plastic Bag Ban Film, “The Turtle” Wins Cannes Award

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, October 27, 2012 (ENS) – A film about the destructive impact of plastic bags on marine wildlife in the United Arab Emirates’ has won the top award in its class at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Festival. “The Turtle,” starring 14-year-old Emirati actor Ahmad Al Dahouri,…

Emirates Hypermarket Shoppers Embrace Reusable Bags

Géant Encourages Reusable Bags | Plastic Bag Ban Report UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, July 15, 2012 (ENS) – French hypermarket chain Géant and its supermarket subsidiary, Le Marché, have partnered with Emirates Wildlife Society-WWF volunteers in a “No Plastic Bag” campaign that is slashing plastic bag use and raising money for…