French Lawmakers Push For Ban On Plastic Water Bottles In Schools
Lawmakers in France's ruling party are pushing for a ban on plastic water bottles in school canteens from 2020 as consumers and governments become increasingly aware of the damaging impact of plastic that ends up in landfills or in the ocean.
The measure is part of a draft field-to-fork bill that also includes a ban on plastic straws and hot-drink stirrers. Legislators begin a second reading of the bill in the National Assembly on Wednesday.
As companies and households pay more attention to their green credentials, the European Union has also put forward a ban on single-use plastic products which have environmentally friendly alternatives.
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