“The European Parliament has voted for an extensive ban on single-use plastics to stop pollution entering the world’s oceans.
Products including plastic plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds will all be eradicated from 2021 under the plans.
The ban is intended to affect items for which valid alternatives are available, which are estimated to make up over 70 per cent of marine litter.”
This is very encouraging and positive news!
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