Tag archive for ‘Single-Use Plastics’
By The Publisher On Monday, September 16th, 2019

MP Irion: Enforce existing laws while working to enforce plastic ban

Philipsburg – Member of Parliament Ardwell Irion questioned the tackling of the new legislation regarding a ban on single-use plastics after last Thursday’s Parliament meeting on the issue. He stated that More...

By The Publisher On Monday, October 1st, 2018

From balloons to lampoons

By Hilbert Haar Environmental issues have taken central stage in St. Maarten ever since Barbara Cannegieter et al filed a lawsuit against the government over the persistent fires at the dump. Add the Pride’s Foundation’s More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Nature Foundation Reiterates its Call on Parliament to Ban Single-Use Plastics

The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is again calling on Parliament to ban single-use plastic products such as plastic bags, straws and cutlery and Styrofoam food containers in an effort to reduce marine litter and More...