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Plastic-free July in Hungary

The aim is to build a global movement that dramatically reduces plastic use and improves recycling, worldwide

  • July 10, 2018 18:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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More and more plastic items such as forks, knives, straws and bags are being banned worldwide. Three Hungarians NGOs are organising the campaign “Plastic Free July”. People living in Hungary will be avoiding using plastic (PETE) bottles this month. More than a dozen restaurants and cafes in Budapest have agreed to fill used bottles or flasks with water for free. Others won’t serve drinks in plastic glasses.

It is important that this scheme happens during the hot summer months, because most of these plastic bottles are used during this period of the year. One of the organizations behind the project is Gastro-hero Foundation. Their aim is to have a plastic waste free world, where 150 countries are taking part with millions of participants.

Source: euronews

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