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Ban on disposable plastics now in force in Mallorca

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The ban on disposable plastics in the Balearics came into force on Saturday 20 March 2021. The sale, distribution and use of disposable plastic products is therefore prohibited, specific articles of the legislation on waste and contaminated soil now applying to the products such as plates, cutlery, cups, trays and rings for holding together cans of drink. This includes bio-plastics from sugarcane or out of avocados as well. Some single-use items in accordance with health criteria are still permitted and will be for as long as the state of alarm lasts.