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2017/10/25 | Dinah Gardner
Will Taiwan’s New Plastic Bag Ban Work?
Taiwanese use more than 700 plastic bags per person per year; recycling is not the answer; much better to use other kinds of long-lasting containers; and special compost areas for biodegradable bags would be a good place to start.
2017/10/12 | Dinah Gardner
Nano this Plastic Should Be in Our Water
For the first in a regular bi-weekly series on the environment in Taiwan, Green Bulletin interviews the policy head of the Taipei American School's team as they prepare to solve Taiwan's nanoplastic problems for iGEM, a world-leading student synthetic biology competition.
Real Solutions for Plastic Problems
Plastic bags and bottles are a global menace, but the emergence of microplastics will test the policy courage of governments in new ways, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
2016/08/18 | ZiQing Low
Taiwanese Student Takes On Global Problem with Paper Straw Design
A video of a plastic straw being extracted from the nose of a sea turtle pushed Cheng Wang-tung to design an award-winning foldable paper straw.