Positive Future #408 (Feature photo – Plastic Straws to be Banned in Taiwan – CCA SA 2.0 Generic)
Taiwan, an island nation of 23.5 million people and about the size of Maryland, is stepping forward to ban single-use plastics. This year, bans on plastic straws will be enforced. In 2020, retail stores will be fined for giving customers disposable food containers, utensils and plastic bags.
News portal Inhabitat brings the story of how Taiwan will proceed: