Starting January 1, three single-use plastic products will be banned in France: plates, cups, and cotton buds. More will be banned next year, marking the first steps toward the government’s goal of phasing out all single-use plastics by 2040


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France 24— Starting January 1, three single-use plastic products will be banned in France: plates, cups, and cotton buds. More will be banned next year, marking the first steps toward the government’s goal of p

RFI—Single-use plastic ban enters into effect in France: Plastic plates, cups, cutlery, drinking straws all fall under the ban, as do cotton buds used for cleaning and hygiene.. Disposable plastic plates, cups, straws and other products were banned in France as of Wednesday as part of legislative measures coming into effect with the New Year. The ban applies to some of the m

www.nydailynews.com—French ban on plastic plates, cups and cotton swabs starts Jan. 1. Life in plastic is not fantastic. France is learning that the hard way with a ban on single-use plastic cups, plates and cotton swabs that kicked in on New Year’s Day. It is the nation’s first step in prohibiting all single-use plastics by 2040. Next year, things ratchet up even more extremely

philstar.com—Parañaque to ban single-use plastics starting June. Parañaque’s City Environment and Natural Resources Office announced Monday that plastic bags, straws, spoons and forks, cups and stirrers will be banned beginning June.