Tag: Ban

Public Utilities, Waste Management

France to Ban Plastic Packaging by 2040 With Other Crackdowns in Store

December 27, 2023

Via: Waste360

France is strengthening its push toward a system-wide transition to a circular economy, having set a few world firsts on the policy front. Among them is a national ban on the destruction of unsold goods and a “repairability index,” which […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

BT says Huawei ban cost firm $612 million: Report

September 25, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

The previous decision by the U.K. government to ban local telecoms firms from using Huawei equipment in the deployment of the country’s 5G networks has cost local carrier BT a total of £500 million ($612 million), local press reported, citing […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Bill Would Ban Garbage Trucks from Parking in NYC Neighborhoods

November 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Residents in New York City’s East Village have been complaining about the City of New York Department of Sanitation (DSNY) trucks parked overnight along one neighborhood street for the past 14 months now. And earlier this week, two area lawmakers […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Baltimore Lawmakers Move Forward with Plastic Bag Ban

October 30, 2019

Via: Waste360

A Baltimore City Council committee advanced a plastic bag ban proposal that would also require retailers to charge 5 cents for paper bags. The bill is scheduled for a preliminary vote from the full council on November 4, according to […]