Monaco Says No To Plastic Straws!

Monaco Says No To Plastic Straws!

From 1 January 2019, plastic drinking straws and stirrers are banned in Monaco!


In January 2020, the ban will be extended to cover single-use plastic plates, cups and cutlery. A number of establishments in the Principality committed to the move in 2018, by replacing plastic straws with biodegradable alternatives.


Plastic accounts for 95% of the waste on Mediterranean beaches, and plastic straws can be ingested by marine animals.


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