Welcome to our Good Vibes Series! Each week, we’re bringing you a dose of good vibes and sharing some feel-good facts from around the world. Don’t ask “why,” ask “why not?” Courtesy of Future Crunch.
India’s second most populous state, Maharashtra, home to 116 million people, banned all single-use plastic (including packaging) on the 23rd June this year. Indian Express
Thanks to tightening restrictions, the United Kingdom reported a 12% drop in vehicle emissions since 2012, as well as significant overall drop in air pollutants. BBC
Following a ban by two of its biggest retailers, Australia cut its plastic bag usage by 80% in three months, saving 1.5 billions bags from entering the waste stream. NY Post
Four years ago, China declared a war on pollution. It’s working. Cities have, on average, cut concentrations of fine particulates in the air by 32%. New York Times