Japan has a plastic problem. In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped.
Mismanaged waste is causing hundreds of thousands of people to die each year in the developing world from easily preventable causes, and plastic waste is adding a new and dangerous dimension to the problem, a report has found.
With little time remaining to craft a deal over funding security operations on the US-Mexico border, a bipartisan group of lawmakers was to meet in a public work-session on Wednesday even as President Donald Trump maintained a hard line on constructing a massive wall.
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that the United States has wasted trillions of dollars in its pursuit of certain policies in the Middle East but has achieved nothing, as openly acknowledged by US President Donald Trump.