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EU bans plastic waste exports to poor countries

Virginijus Sinkevicius

The EU will ban the export of plastic waste from the bloc to poor countries effective from January 1, 2021, it said on Tuesday, December 22, 2020, following concerns about pollution in third world countries. Environment Commissioner, Virginijus Sinkevicius Plastic exports would also be “more strictly controlled,” according to the European Commission. The new rules still allow for “clean plastic ...

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