The battle to protect our blue planet received a boost , as the European Commission launched
the European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy. Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has welcomed the strategy, which includes a number of recommendations, targets and actions that must be now introduced by member states.
They are likely to have an impact on the fast food, home delivery and coffee shop sectors.
Speaking from Strasbourg, Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune said, “Plastic production is 20 times higher now than in the 1960s and is set to quadruple again by 2050.