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Step towards greener life – EP approves ban on single-use plastic after 2021

Thursday, March 28, 2019

At the end of March the European Parliament approved a ban on single-use plastic kitchen utensils, straws and cotton sticks, as confirmed by European Parliament representative in Latvia Signe Znotiņa-Znota. The agreement was supported by 560 MEPs, 35 voted against and 28 MEPs abstained. The vote means that single-use utensils (forks, knives, spoons, etc.), plastic plates, plastic straws, cotton sticks and polystyrene drink glasses have to be taken from store…