Essays about: "plastic bags thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words plastic bags thesis.

  1. 1. A Non-Plastic Paradise? - An Evaluation of the Swedish Plastic Bag Tax

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adam Karlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Microplastics; EU; evaluation; policy; environment; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The Swedish tax on lightweight plastic carrier bags has been a contentious issue in the arena of national politics. There have been many debate articles, interpellations, and other expressions of opinions on the matter. READ MORE

  2. 2. Microplastics In Ringed Seals From The Baltic Sea - Method development regarding the detection of microplastics in the digestive tract contents of marine mammals

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Examensarbeten i biologi

    Author : Nicola Parfitt; [2021]
    Keywords : Biology and Life Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic pollution is a severe global problem and every year approximately 368 million tons of plastic is produced. Both terrestrial and marine environments are impacted and hundreds of species affected. READ MORE

  3. 3. Failure of the Ban on Plastic Shopping Bags: Finding Supportive Policy Measures to Address Excessive Plastic Shopping Bag Consumption. A Case of Thimphu, Bhutan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Jigme Palden; [2021]
    Keywords : Plastic Shopping Bags; Sustainability; Environmental Policy; Waste; Waste Management; Consumerism; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Having implemented a ban on plastic shopping bags with three other reinforcements of the ban over the span of two decades, Bhutan still faces the issue of plastic shopping bag overconsumption and waste, where the ban policy has been proven ineffective. Issues of plastic shopping bag consumption in Bhutan are discussed to understand the plastic shopping waste situation in the country, and different views and perceptions are explored and examined to understand how the nation-wide ban was implemented and what went wrong with the policy to comprehend its inefficiencies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Banning Plastic Straw by Straw: Why California needs a more harmonized approach to plastics management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Rachel Adell; [2020]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over 150 local communities in California have implemented plastic product bans as a way to decrease stress on landfills, reduce non-recyclable materials, and manage litter. Plastic product bans such as plastic bags, polystyrene, or single-use plastics, are used to address both local (e.g. litter reduction or community aesthetics), and global (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Thinking outside the plastic bag: How Greece can reduce the plastic bag consumption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Sofia Peppa; [2016]
    Keywords : plastic bags; Greece; policy evaluation; Directive 2015 720; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2015 the EU introduced Directive 2015/720 on the reduction of the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags creating the first transnational agreement on plastic bag issue in the world. This Directive sets the scope within which Member States will design their own policies in order to reach a significant reduction in the plastic bag consumption over the following years. READ MORE