05 Jun '18, 5pm

Chile joins worldwide push to ban plastic bags

Chile joins worldwide push to ban plastic bags

Chile's commitment to eliminating plastic bags comes as the United Nations has declared the issue the central focus of World Environment Day on June 5th . According to the U.N., more than 60 nations are currently engaged in addressing plastic bag consumption, with levies or bans proving the most effective measures. In a new report titled "Single-use Plastics: A roadmap for Sustainability ," the organization encourages officials worldwide to keep the momentum against plastics pollution with improved waste management, eco-friendly alternatives, education and voluntary reduction strategies.

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