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Costa Rica aims to become the first country to ban all single-use plastics

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 08, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Kristine Lofgren) last modified Aug 07, 2017

Costa Rica is taking a stand against the plastic waste that is flooding our oceans and clogging up our landfills. The country is poised to become the first in the world to eliminate all single-use plastics. This isn't just a ban on plastic bags or water bottles - using a multi-prong approach, Costa Rica will eliminate plastic forks, lids and even coffee stirrers. And they plant to do this by 2021.





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