Effective Environmental Management In Jamaica

How do you manage your environment? Do you believe the ban on plastic bags changes the way how we generate waste?

The Government of Jamaica has implemented the third and final phase of a plastics ban. This ban became effective on January 1, 2021. The overall ban on plastics was implemented in 2019, with the focus on the import, manufacture, distribution, and use of specific types of single-use plastic carriers.

Should fines be increased for people who mindlessly pollute the area with waste? How effective are the charges? Does it influence behavior change? Dr. Theresa Rodriquez Moodie, the newly appointed CEO of Jamaica Environment Trust (JET) joins Sunrise to discuss effective Environmental Management in Jamaica, the island’s ban on plastics, and much more!

Watch the full interview here: