The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has begun work on a law banning the use of disposable plastic products.
About it reported in a press-service of the government.
“The Department of energy and environmental protection supports the restriction of the use of plastic bags on the territory of Ukraine. As well as working on development of the law banning disposable plastic products”, — said the press service.
It is noted that the Department of energy and environmental protection endorsed the bill No2051-1, which restricts the use of plastic bags on the territory of Ukraine.
Complete ban on use of plastic bags was introduced in 33 countries, and a partial ban or high taxes on the use of disposable plastic bags introduced in 53 countries.
It is reported that the future law will introduce a ban on the use of ultralight, easy and oxo-degradable plastic bags, with the exception of their use for bulk products, meat, fish, ice.
Control over the implementation of law regulations will be assigned to the Central bodies of Executive power.