India bans plastic cups and straws

India on July 1 introduced a ban on the use of 19 categories of single-use plastic products, the list included glasses and straws, according to the Associated Press.

It is noted that items from the black list are now prohibited from being produced , import, store and distribute in India.

According to the authorities of the country, more than 4 million tons of plastic waste were produced in 2020 alone.

We add, the State Duma  adopted in the second and third readings a bill on the treatment of recyclables, which obliges Russians to ensure the separate collection of secondary resources.

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