It is unthinkable to live in a world without plastic. Every day we use products made from plastic. Did you know that a large portion of the plastic is used only once before it is thrown away? If we don’t change this, by 2025 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish.
Five years after the ban on free plastic bags, the Netherlands is taking a new step in the fight against plastic waste. As of 2021, the Netherlands will also ban disposable plastics such as plastic plates and straws. Will this ban achieve the desired effect or is it time to start innovating the plastic industry?