EP to ban single-use plastic by 2021

Strasbourg clamps down

(ANSA) - Strasbourg, October 24 - The European Parliament on Wednesday voted to ban throwaway plastic by 2021.
    The ban covers single-use products like cutlery, cotton buds, plates, straws, drink mixers and balloon sticks, which make up 70% of marine refuse.
    The EP will begin negotiations with the European Council on the issue.
   

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