The German Cabinet announced that single-use plastic will be banned

The German Cabinet announced that single-use plastic cutlery, plates, plastic straws, cotton bud sticks, oxo-degradable plastics, food containers, polystyrene cups and plastic balloon sticks would be prohibited in the country from July 3, 2021, aligning with an EU directive intended to reduce plastic waste.

Globally, about 1.3 billion tons of trash is generated per year. In Europe, the amount of plastic waste has increased 13% in the last decade and in Germany alone,
3 million tons of plastic packaging waste is produced annually; according to official statistics, 48.8% of this plastic waste is recycled.

Please STOP USING SINGLE USE PLASTIC if you can. (plastic bottles, cups, bags, straws, cutlery) Because👇

Nearly 2 million plastic bags are used every minute.
More than 100 million plastic bottles are used every day.
Over 500 million plastic straws are produced every day.

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