Legarda Renews Call for the Regulation of Plastic Bags

July 3, 2018

In observance of the International Plastic Bag Free Day today, Senator Loren Legarda renewed her call for a more stringent regulation of the use of plastic bags to curb pollution and mitigate the harmful effects of marine litter.

Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change and UNISDR Global Champion for Resilience, said that plastic bags end up as litter, clogging drainages, polluting waterways and even endangering marine animals, human health, and ecosystem.

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