Brussels prohibits wegwerpplastic

BRUSSELS – cotton Swabs, straws, wegwerpbestek and signs, ballonnenstokjes, stirrers and other plastic wegwerpvoorwerpen, for which sustainable and affordable alternatives, should be prohibited if it is up to the European Commission. Vice-president, Frans Timmermans, presented Monday new proposals that the accumulation of plastic waste in the oceans is supposed to stop.

The daily EU governance has the ten plastic items for one-time use that the most on the beach are found in the visor. That are good for 70 percent of litter in the sea.

The use of plastic cups, voedselbakjes, chipszakjes, balloons and maaltijdverpakkingen must be reduced by the manufacturers to pay to clean up, according to Brussels. Also sigarettenproducenten a contribution is requested.

Nine out of ten plastic bottles would be in 2025 are to be collected separately.

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