Skip to comments.EU seeks to reduce plastic bag usage
Posted on 03/03/2015 1:43:41 AM PST by Olog-hai
The 28 EU member states gave their final approval to new rules regarding plastic bags on Monday. Member states are required to reduce the use of flimsy plastic bags by 80 percent by 2025. However, they are given a choice on how to achieve that goal.
According to the new rules, EU countries are permitted to introduce extra taxes on plastic bags or even ban single-use plastic bags on a national level.
Margrete Auken, a Danish Member of the European Parliament from the Green Party, pushed the new legislation through and called the approval a historic breakthrough in tackling the pervasive problem of plastic waste.
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Funny how the liberal solution to everything is higher taxes.
yes thats a pink flap.
Its still The War Wagon... make way!
Drones will be delivering everything long before 2025. Amazon is already delivering groceries via drones in a couple of cities.
Clearly a top priority on the list of problems facing the EU. /SARCsarcsarcsarc
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