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  • Writer's pictureCaline Malek

Cheap, Convenient and Deadly, Disposable Packaging is Killing the World's Oceans


  • Plastic consumption in the Gulf is growing rapidly, reaching 94 kilograms per person in 2016. Qatar was found to have the highest plastic consumption, with almost 109 kilograms per person. Can a Middle East strategy save our seas?

  • In Saudi Arabia, the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization issued a regulation in 2016 requiring certain plastics, including shopping bags, to be made of approved oxo-degradable material since December last year

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