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The Philippines is finally going after plastic producers, but some companies are not cooperating

(First of two parts) Environmental groups in the Philippines have long advocated for a single-use plastics ban, and hundreds of proposed laws and resolutions were filed in Congress in the past decade to support the call. Nothing prospered.  Instead, Congress required the country’s biggest plastic-producing companies to pay to collect and recycle their materials.  The...