Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs applauds Department of Interior and Kingdom Relations initiative to minimize single-use plastics and Styrofoam. | SMN News

PHILIPSBURG:— The issues caused by “Single-use plastic” and Styrofoam are increasingly being discussed as they continue to be topics of extreme concern for both the government of St. Maarten and the Private Sector.

For this reason, the Department of the Interior and Kingdom Relations (BAK) came with an initiative to execute a pilot project for the reduction of single-use plastic items and Styrofoam. The project begins with a communication plan to inform and sensitize the public and will continue on, to the end of 2020 Carnival season.

As the primary governmental entity tasked with the reporting of the 2030 Sustainable Development

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