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In Russia, prohibit the sale of plastic utensils

In Russia, prohibit the sale of plastic utensils
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The Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia is preparing a ban on the sale of disposable plastic tableware. These measures will go to reduce pollution.

As the head of the Ministry of Environment Dmitry Kobylkin said RIA News"The agency maintains a global trend for reducing the use of plastic. According to him, many large retail chains have already supported the idea of ​​plastic rejection.

Recently, the European Union announced that it would ban the sale of disposable plastic utensils by the year of 2021. And Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that the time would come when such a ban would be introduced at the legislative level in Russia.