Geneva impose fines for the use of disposable plastic

Geneva impose fines for the use of disposable plastic

From January 1, 2020 the second largest city in Switzerland will impose fines on disposable plastic products. The offender will be fined with 100 francs.

Geneva has been preparing for a new life since January 1, 2020 – it bans the issuance of free disposable polyethylene bags at the cash, the ban also applies to plastic cups, plates, cocktail jars and squeezing sticks. Those who break the law will fill the city budget with 100 francs (more than $100), according to the portal The Local.

The city government has informed all trade organizations of Geneva about the initiative.
These measures are only part of their main plan, which aims to reduce waste by 25% by 2024.

In March 2019, the European Parliament passed a bill that by 2021, Europe will completely abandon disposable plastic items. Also, by 2029, EU countries are going to ensure that 90% of the plastic bottles used are collected, and by 2025, at least a quarter (25%) of them will have to be produced from recycled raw materials.

This post is also available in: Русский ქართული

About author

B2PGE 1578 posts

ჩვენ მაქსიმალურად ვცდილობთ ხელი შევუწყოთ პოზიტიურ აზროვნებას, დავთესოთ ჩვენს საზოგადოებაში კეთილი მარცვლები, მეტი წარმატების ნაყოფის მოსატანად და ამაში ჩვენ მთელ სულს და გულს ვდებთ.

View all posts by this author →

You might also like

What Should You Do If You Can’t Cover Your Credit?

There are different situations in life. If you got a bank loan yesterday, you might not be able to pay it off today. What to do at such a time?

10 ways to motivate yourself during a pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is a blow to every aspect of our lives. But now is the time to take proactive steps to help you increase your motivation in your personal

The most fashionable and influential woman in the Arab world

Sheikha Mozah: The Most Fashionable and Influential Woman in the Arab World – Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al-Misendi. Without the hijab and the chador For the Arab world, her style

Oprah Winfrey’s speech on the “Golden Globe”

“In 1964, when I was a little girl, I was sitting on a linoleum floor in my mother’s house in Milwaukee, watching Anne Bankroft, who was presenting an Oscar for

What happens in the subconscious when we can’t fulfill our desires and dreams

We have all had and still have desires and dreams that we have not been able to fulfill in the past for one reason or another, and as if we

The heat coming from chimney, which is like the breath of God

Daduna Nadaraia’s name also adorns the number of modern writers. The book “The heat coming from chimney” created by her is already on sale and decorates the bookshelf. Daduna is