EU Set to Approve Historic Deal to Cut Plastic Bag Use

Marsden, South Shields, England. Photo source: ©© Craig Rodway


A “historic” deal to cut Europe’s throwaway plastic bag culture is expected to be approved on Monday, which would cut the number of bags Europeans use each year by more than three quarters in just over a decade’s time…

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