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#EUelections2019 - Plastics bags

Data tal-avveniment: 08/04/2019

#EUelections2019 - Plastics bags

EU countries are required to drastically reduce the use of the most common and polluting plastic bags under new rules voted by Parliament on 28 April 2015.

In 2010 EU citizens used an estimated 198 plastic carrier bags, some 90% of which were lightweight. Binding reduction targets were put in place. EU member states will be able to choose: either to take measures to reduce annual average consumption of plastic bags to 90 lightweight bags per citizen by the end of 2019 or 40 by the end of 2025. Since the end of 2018, no more light plastic bags are given to shoppers free of charge.

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During the EP plenary session in Strasbourg, MEPs debate reducing the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags.

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