KFC Taiwan stops serving plastic straws

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the Taiwan Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) planned ban on the use of single-use plastic drinking straws, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restauran...

Enough plastic already! HK celebs say no to pollution

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Celebrities in Hong Kong were showered with plastic waste for a video intended to discourage people from using disposable plastic products. The “Enough Plastic&rd...

Shocking amount of plastic found inside beached whale in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An autopsy of a pregnant whale beached in eastern Taiwan revealed that its stomach was a "chaotic mess" of plastic garbage, according to the Ocean Conservation A...

Taiwan authorities to start banning single-use plastic straws from July 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is planning to introduce new regulations to curb plastic use in certain places next year. Many places across Taiwan will be barred from providing custome...

Taiwan government urged to address microplastics via source reduction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of a study last month suggesting that 44 percent of tap water in Taiwan contains microplastics, the Research Bureau of the Legislative Yuan has proposed source...

Aramark to Reduce Single-Use Disposable Plastics across Global Operations by 2022

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 24, 2018--Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, today announced a commitment to significantly reduce single-use disposab...

Taipei to ban free plastic bags in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As of Jan. 1, 2018, Taipei City will further promote plastic reduction by forbidding seven industries to provide free plastic bags. According to the Environmental Prote...