Belarus to abandon plastic containers for drinks of above 1 liter

21.01.2020

Belarus plans to abandon plastic containers for drinks of above 1 liter volume. It will take about 5 years to implement innovations. Manufacturers will change the technical regulations. In 2021 new restrictions on the use of plastic will come into force. Some types of hard-to-process polymers will be banned. The government has prepared a plan for the gradual replacement of disposable polymer packaging with environmentally friendly one. The plan also provides for the introduction of deposit containers for the collection of plastic, glass containers, tin cans.


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