In the effort to have less plastic waste sets the Federal environment Minister, Svenja Schulze on a new self-commitment of trade. This is the Newspapers of the Funke media group reports. Accordingly, the SPD wants to avoid-a politician unnecessary plastic packaging of fruits and vegetables and instead the use of Alternatives such as Laser-marking or multi-fruit bring networks.

such As the Newspapers, should be invited representatives of trade and manufacturers, as well as environmental and consumer protection associations in the coming week to discussions. A model for the new Initiative, the agreement of the trade and of the Ministry of the environment to the year 2016 is, therefore, after the plastic bags are no longer dispensed free of charge.

On Monday, wants to introduce Schulze in addition, a Five-point Plan against unnecessary plastic waste, and more Recycling. The stated objective of the Plan is the introduction of a “trend reversal”, by the avoidance of plastic to international relief efforts. This should also lead to the littering of the world’s oceans to contain. Schulze’s Ministry had already announced a campaign entitled “no to the throwaway society”.

most Recently, the EU States had voted in favour of a ban of disposable plastic, which includes, for example, disposable plates and straws. So you want to fight against plastic waste-mountains.

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