Showing posts with label Plastic bags. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Plastic bags. Show all posts

Thursday, April 24, 2014

No more plastic bags polluting our environment. - Should gradually be replaced by biodegradable and compostable bags

Life in plastic is not so fantastic after all. Plastic bags have been blamed for polluting the environment, especially aquatic ecosystems. In April MEPs voted in favour of halving the consumption of lightweight plastic bags by 2017 and reducing it by 80% by 2019 compared to 2010 levels. The topic of last month's guest photographer contest was plastic bags. The winning photo illustrates this article.

The scale of the problem

In 2010 there were 200 bags for everyone who lived in the EU, according to an estimate by the EP's library research service.

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