European Union proposes ban on some Single Use Plastics

From closed room discussions to now the first legislation. The European union has passed a legislation banning use plastics that go into single use applications. I will write more on both viewpoints – the plastics producers as well as the environmental protection outfits. But first let me give you a list of news articles so you can also read more into this topics.

European Union newsline: Single Use Plastics

UN Environment Program

Reuters: EU moves to ban single-use plastics

BBC: EU proposes ban on straws and other single use plastics

ACS C&EN: Europe to ban some single use plastics

The Guardian: Gove urged to follow Europe with ban on single use plastics

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