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Plastic grocery bags on the way out

A new waste reduction initiative to decrease the use of plastic bags will be put into place from January; it sees a three cent fee imposed on all plastic bags, which will rise to seven cents in 2019.

  • Published in Greece

European Commission urges Greece to adopt EU laws against plastic bags

The European Commission on Wednesday sent final warnings to Greece and another four EU member-states to complete the enactment of EU waste legislation and adopt measures to reduce the consumption of plastic carrier bags, in line with the Plastic Bags Directive of 27 November 2016. 

  • Published in Greece
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