After hours of debate last week, Peru approved in Congress a law that regulates single-use plastic and containers or disposable containers.
After almost 12 months of debates and more than twenty bills presented, this law was finally approved, according to information from Pedro Solano in RPP Noticias.
“The idea is very simple but powerful at the same time: we need to reduce the consumption of single-use plastics, those that we use in less than ten minutes but take a hundred or two hundred years to degrade”, the journalist said.
This law will have the main goal to inform, educate, promote and encourage a better consumption, disposal and reuse of plastic. “Peru is preparing to celebrate its Bicentennial. What better way to do it than actually building the Peru of the future we want?”, Solano said. “In that Peru, it will be necessary to adopt a circular economy, protect and generate healthy ecosystems, have food security and above all strengthen an active, supportive and responsible citizenship”, he continued.
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