Lisbon declares war on plastic waste

in World · 17-01-2019 12:05:00 · 0 Comments

Lisbon wants to eliminate the use of throw-away plastic cups.

As of 2020, the Portuguese capital bars and restaurants will be banned from giving patrons beverages in single-use plastic containers.
The measure is one of a set of ten measures that Lisbon will be implementing under a new version of its Urban Waste Management, Hygiene and Cleanliness strategy.

Waste generation in Lisbon grew ten percent from 2015 to 2018, largely due to tourism.


Be the first to comment on this article
Interactive Topics, send us your comments/opinion on this article.

Please note that The Portugal News may use selected comments in the printed edition of the newspaper.