France is one of the first countries in banning the use of single-use plastic bags in supermarkets and small stores from July this year. On a second stage plastic containers for fruit and vegetables will be prohibited from beginning of next year 2017. Pioneer initiative included in the law of energetic transition in the neighbour country.
According to official data about a 75% of the waste found on the seabed of our oceans and seas are plastic, which represents a catastrophe for the marine fauna that mistakenly take it for food.
A determined commitment in favour of more environmental-friendly packaging or biodegradable materials such as corn starch or potatoes. Let’s hope our country may follow similar policies to control and reduce plastic in both domestic and industrial uses and promote more ecologic packaging such as ceramics.