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single use plastic items will be banned in the European Union by twenty twenty one as the block pushes manufacturers to step up their recycling efforts on Wednesday a five hundred and sixty to thirty five majority in the European Parliament voted in favor of the bomb which includes ten types of plastics such as strolls cutlery plates and cotton buds the items most commonly found on you beaches the decision comes following China's move to stop processing waste alongside images of Wales washing up around the world with tons of plastic in the stomach a potent symbol of ocean pollution of which eighty five percent is plastic the economy recycles and made a call to the twenty five million tons of plastic waste it produces every year in Brussels statement Hamel Rick runs a snack restaurant using his little plastic as possible using a substitute intake may contain is called poly lactic acid maybe the lesson %HESITATION shifter %HESITATION could PLA's more expensive than plastic the P. LA for for example is three or four times the price of a plastic one so yes it has a cost it's just that I decided to make less profit to have a smaller impact , eve countries will also have to collect and recycle at least ninety percent of beverage bottles by twenty twenty nine