New trade deals heighten fears that countries in Africa and small island developing states may become the world’s next dumping ground for plastic waste. Trade agreements cannot ignore environmental commitments.
Stores in Kenya used to hand out more than 100 million plastic bags every year. The bags, which clogged its canals and waterways, were so ubiquitous that more than half of the cattle near cities and towns had plastic bags in their stomachs.
Biome Technologies plc is a growth oriented, commercially driven technology group. The Group’s primary activity is the development of its fast growing business in bioplastics. The Group comprises two divisions: Biome Bioplastics and Stanelco RF Technologies.