Supreme Court validates municipal law banning use of plastic bags

Supreme Court validates municipal law banning use of plastic bags

The municipal law that requires the replacement of plastic bags and bags with biodegradable equivalents is formally and materially constitutional. This was the thesis established by the Plenary of the Federal Supreme Court, which judged valid the law of the municipality of Marília (SP) that requires the replacement of bags. STF ministers validated the rule … Read more

Oceans are threatened by microplastic ‘snow’; understand – 04/06/2022 – Environment

Oceans are threatened by microplastic 'snow';  understand - 04/06/2022 - Environment

For as long as there has been marine life, there has been marine snow—an incessant drizzle of debris and dead beings that descend from the surface to the depths of the sea. The snow starts in the form of specks, which aggregate to form dense flakes that gradually sink, passing through the mouths (and the … Read more