A foolish robber has been accused of wearing a plastic bag disguise and using a finger gun during a failed attempt to steal from a supermarket … [Read more...] about Is this the worst robber ever? Thief wearing a plastic bag disguise pulls a FINGER GUN on supermarket staff – only for them to laugh in his face
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Brett Glirbas of Sioux Falls, who has cerebral palsy, told the committee that bans on plastic straws don’t take into consideration residents with disabilities. Single-use plastic straws are safe and most cost-effective for people with disabilities to use, he said via interpretation by his mother. With his reflex, he said he could bite down on a metal straw and injure himself. … [Read more...] about Bill to prevent SD cities from banning plastic bags advances
How did you get attracted to environmental issues?I grew up on a beach island called Tasmania, a beautiful place. It gave me the opportunity to interact with incredible creatures and develop a deep connectivity with the ocean, although Burnie, the city I grew up in, had one of the most polluted beaches due to waste from heavy industries like a pulp paper mill, paint pigment plant. It was giving swimmers sores and skin problems, and the place had the highest instances of cancer in Australia. As a journalist, I began investigating the reasons and found the industries responsible for this. We published stories, it became the national headline and resulted in several polluting industries being withdrawn from the city. … [Read more...] about ‘The only way to get rid of plastic is to ban it’
The new prohibition on local plastics bans would take effect July 1 and nullify any local ordinances approved before then. Commerce Committee Chairman Sean Tarwater, a Republican and another Kansas City-area business owner, proposed keeping the local plastics bans at bay for five years to give environmentalists, businesses and local officials time to work on a permanent solution that doesn’t require a state law. … [Read more...] about Kansas business groups mobilize to stop local plastics bans
Sales of all bagged traditional house coal (through retailers, supermarkets and DIY stores) will be phased out by February 2021 Loose coal sold direct to customers via approved coal merchants will end by February 2023 Sales of wet wood in units of under two cubic metres (such as at DIY stores and garden centres) will be restricted from sale from February 2021 Wet wood sold in larger volumes will need to be sold with advice on how to dry it before burning from this date Manufacturers of solid fuels will also need to show their products have a very low sulphur content and only emit a small amount of smoke These regulations will apply in England only Wet logs produce high levels of smoke - releasing more than twice the amount of smoke emissions than from seasoned or dry wood. … [Read more...] about Wood burning stove ban – what are the new rules and what fuel can I burn?