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June 26th, 2019
Legislation coming to ban Styrofoam & single-use plastics- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislation to ban polystyrene foam (PSF), which is commonly known as Styrofoam, and single-use plastics in the Virgin Islands will soon be brought to the House of Assembly (HoA).

November 24th, 2018
VI moves to ban Styrofoam, single use plastics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Recognised internationally as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’ and one of the premier tourist destinations in the sun-lit Caribbean, the Virgin Islands (VI) government, has in recent months been pushing for a greener environment and is now making moves that will soon see the ban of Styrofoam materials and single use disposable plastics, among other non-biodegradable products.

July 10th, 2017
Online petition made to ban plastic straws & Styrofoam containers in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - An individual is spearheading an online petition calling on Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D Orlando Smith (AL) to ban the use of plastic straws and Styrofoam containers in the Territory.

October 19th, 2016
Should the VI impose a ban on styrofoam use in restaurants?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Several residents in the Virgin Islands (British) have been expressing concern about the possible growing health risk of styrofoam containers used in almost all restaurants across the territory.

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