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Bali prohibits wegwerpplastic in battle against polluted seas

The Indonesian island of Bali stops wegwerpplastic in the ban. Plastic bags, wrappers and straws are now prohibited in an attempt to bring the massive pollution of the nature and especially the sea to halt.

The Jakarta Post reports that the island in 2019, a decrease of 70 percent of plastic waste aims to achieve.

“Producers and consumers should to become more environmentally responsible thinking”, says governor Wayan Koster. “There are many alternatives for the use of wegwerpplastic.”

Who the new rules, a substantial fine face. Companies can according to Koster their licences to lose if they don’t have to say goodbye to wegwerpplastic.

Indonesia, after China, the biggest polluter in the world when it comes to plastic waste. Eighty percent of all the plastic on the beaches and in the seas around Bali comes from the inhabitants of the island itself.

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