Europe is taking note and taking charge. In response to a rising concern about the growing amount of plastic produced by industries and omitted into our seas, the EU has launched the foundation for a Europe-Wide Plastic Strategy.
According to Jyrki Katainen, European Commission Vice-President, the ambitious proposal, instated in January of 2018, aims to make all plastic packaging and products recyclable or reusable by 2030.
In its attempt to minimize waste, the plan also aims at fostering a circular economy and financial growth in cooperation with the European Investment Bank.
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