7 months EU bans single-use plastics Manilatimes |World
STRASBOURG, France: The European Union (EU) parliament overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to impose a wide-ranging ban on single-use plastics to counter pollution from discarded items that end up in waterways and fields. The European Parliament backed the ban in a 560-35 final vote on Wednesday. EU member states have given their support, but need to vote on the measure for it to go into effect.
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani sits at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, Wednesday March 27, 2019. The Parliament discusses the conclusions of the 21-22 March EU summit, including Brexit, with European Council President Donald ... more