Aus­tria’s gov­ern­ment votes to bin plas­tic bags

The Daily Telegraph - Business - - Business -

Aus­tria’s cab­i­net has ap­proved a ban on most plas­tic bags that will come into force at the be­gin­ning of 2020. Un­der the new leg­is­la­tion, there will be a ban on all bags that are not fully biodegrad­able. The gov­ern­ment also wants to in­tro­duce a law pro­hibit­ing tiny plas­tic par­ti­cles be­ing used in cos­metic and clean­ing prod­ucts.

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