Plastics and the Environment

New law in France will save 1 billion pieces of single-use plastic annually

The French government has published a list of about 30 fruits and vegetables that will have to be sold without plastic packaging from Jan 1. Image: REUTERS/Charles Platiau

GV De Clercq

Journalist, Reuters

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