Reducing Use of Plastic Bags

“You can help keep garbage out of landfills by using things again and again.”
Margie Burton

Questionnaire about the use of Plastic Bags on Bonaire

Bonaire’s main attraction is its natural beauty, both above water and below. But unfortunately there has been an increase of plastic bags floating in the water and lost in the mondi. Due to an increase of plastic bags in Bonaire’s waters and mondi, Boneiru Duradero partnered with Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire (STCB) in 2015 to learn more about the possibilities… Read more →

Presentation banning plastic bags on Bonaire?

Did you know that about 80% of all marine debris found is plastic and did you also know that plastic bags can take up to 1000 years to break down and even then the bags do not fully degrade?!!! Sea Turtle Conservation Bonaire and Boneiru Duradero have joined forces  in 2015 to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags on… Read more →

Is Bonaire Ready to Control Plastic Bag Pollution

Local project says it’s as simple as “Bring Your Own Bag” A local sustainability project is betting that island residents want to tackle plastic bag pollution on Bonaire. And the project, Boneiru Duradero, plans to make it as easy as possible. Single use plastic bags are an increasingly visible source of litter and pollution. “It’s so easy to use single-use… Read more →