Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

//Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

Mexico City begins 2021 with ban on single-use plastics

Lawmakers passed the ban on plastic bags, utensils and other disposable plastic items in 2019, aiming to reduce non-biodegradable plastics and hoping to turn Mexico’s capital into a more sustainable city.

The new law took effect last year. The city of 9 million people, one of the world’s largest, has spent the past year adjusting to the changes.

In a statement, city authorities declared that “the commercialization, distribution and delivery of single-use plastic products is prohibited” as of January 1.

You can read the full article on the DW website.

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