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European Parliament backs throwaway plastic ban by massive majority

European Parliament plenary vote clears way for Council approval and adoption of directive on single use plastic

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The European Parliament has approved a deal with the Council and Commission on a directive that will ban some single use plastics from 2021 and restrict use of others.


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