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2 Marzo 2018

Taiwan

EPA SETS TIMETABLE TO BAN PLASTIC USE

On February 22nd, Taiwan’s Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) introduced a series of plans to reduce the use of plastic products that cause marine pollution, with the use of plastic straws expected to be limited next year. By 2020, restaurants would be forbidden to hand out plastic straws. Furthermore, the plans aim to extend the ban on plastic bags, disposable tableware, take-out beverage cups and plastic straws by 2025 and implement a complete ban by 2030. (Taipei Times, 23.02.2018) (ICE TAIPEI)