Costa Rica bans wegwerpplastic

Costa Rica all wegwerpplastic ban, including plastic bottles, cups and stirrers. The country plant this ban for 2021, so signing Costa Rican media.

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Costa Rica move several steps to the single use of plastic to eliminate. There are incentives and new rules for suppliers, it is investing in research and development, and the plastic products are replaced by innovative products, for example, on the basis of cellulose acetate.

Costa Rica was previously known for 2021 CO2-neutral. The country is also working on the recovery of flora and fauna, and the energy supply is almost completely based on renewable energy.

Our earth is full of plastic pollution. For example, plastic bags with 40 percent of the waste in the North sea and get fish eaters in that way, microplastics within. For now, there is still no ban on plastic bags introduced in Flanders. Countries such as Italy, France and the French-speaking part of belgium have disposable plastic bags have already been banned. (IPS/LP)

Also read: ‘The great circular economy starts with small plastic bags’

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