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Now Geneva prohibits plastic Röhrli

The city of Geneva prohibits, as from the beginning of 2020, the disposal of single-use plastic at events and sales on public land. The measure aims to "protect our Ecosystem", said councillor Guillaume Barazzone in a newspaper interview.

The ban relates to stands, terraces, sale of cars and ice Cream stands as well as all of the city authorized events on public land, said the for the urban environment and security competent magistrate in one on Tuesday published an Interview with the Swiss newspaper "Tribune de Genève". Banned Trinkröhrli, Cutlery, cups and other disposable containers made of plastic.

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The Christian Democrat, hopes that "the operators will play the game really". These have now for the Rest of the year, the new rules will propel. Who does not believe in the ban, will subject to an Administrative fine. Depending on the Severity of the facts or in the case of repetition, the city could revoke the permit for the use of the public lands, said Barazzone.

With the ban the city of Geneva of the EU. This decided to prohibit, as from 2021, a number of plastic disposable products. The Swiss Federal Council announced in June 2018, to refrain from a match ban like the EU. The state government preferred, in this respect, solutions from the industry itself. In March, the Canton of Geneva announced that it plans to ban the free distribution of plastic bags. He wants to curb pollution, especially of lake Geneva by plastic.


Created: 23.04.2019, 07:35 PM

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