Qualms over France’s move to ban plastic bags

The French government wants to ban single-use plastic bags by 2016, years ahead of a European directive. But replacing them with biodegradable packaging makes it equally problematic, EurActiv France reports.

The surprising amendment was adopted on 25 June by the French parliament and aims to ban plastic bags by 2016.…

Full text: http://www.euractiv.com/sections/sustainable-dev/qualms-over-frances-move-ban-plastic-bags-303128

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EurActiv, 2014-06-27.

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European Environmental Bureau (EEB)
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