Plastics are harmful to the environment as they are non-biodegradable and take years to break down, thus contaminating soil and water in the process, said Biosafety Officer in the Ministry of Environment, Vicia Woods.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment and Cooperatives, Sharon Rattan, has stated that Cabinet has supported the ban on single-use plastics and will possibly implement it in 2021. However, the Department of Environment intends…
Banning the use of single-use plastics reduces pollution and the demand for plastic production. Against this backdrop, the Department of Environment is focusing on banning the use of single-use plastics in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Plastics are putting a strain on waste management systems, our oceans, and vulnerable communities. Against this backdrop, the Department of Environment is pushing to ban single-use plastics in St. Kitts and Nevis.