"Majorca" says adiós to the plastic bags, engångsrakhyvlar, sweets and several other items that clutter up the bottom of the island.nValar dying, the waste of hundreds of thousands of tonnes and a polluted sea, has become an awakening for the holiday paradise. nSnart enter a new nedskräpningslag in force. "
"The balearic parliament has voted through a nedskräpningslag tightening the rules around single-use items made of plastic, reports the Spanish news site Rtve. "
"Items like straws, bags, and miscellaneous plastic packaging often end up in the sea and is a major contributing factor to the pollution. "
"The new law means that disposable plastics should be replaced with products of the biodegradable material to the year 2021. "
"Other goods such as plastic bags, razors, some lighters and capsules of non-compostable materials shall also be prohibited on the tourist island who are forced to take care of 800 000 tonnes of waste per year. "
"the Plastic in the oceans, causing three percent of the deaths of some cetacean species, and accounts for 95% of the waste floating around in the Mediterranean. "
"the Choice may have died of the litter"
"Aftonbladet reported earlier in the week about a beached whale in Cala Millor, on Majorca's east coast that is suspected to have died because of the plastic in the stomach. "
"Pictures of the animal were spread on social media and gave rise to much anger from people who believe that we humans are destroying the planet. "
"the Goal with the new balearic law is that 75 per cent of all containers to be recyclable by the year 2030. In the same year it is thought that a maximum of 10 percent of the waste generated on the island to get end up in dumps, and that at least 65 per cent of all household waste to be recycled. "
"the Law also stipulates that the chips that are impaired by pollutants to be inventoried in order to be able to begin the recovery work. "
"Tourists have long complained that they need to pay for tap water in restaurants and cafes, which is now also discussed from an environmental perspective. "
"It is a dilemma for the island, at the same time as this leads to the fact that tourists are forced to buy water in plastic bottles tourism is Majorca's most important industry and that the charge for water has become a source of revenue for the local operations. "