Plastic is a plague on the planet. According to the UN Environment Program, every year 8 million tons plastic waste end up in the oceans.
While in Italy there are controversies on biobags, likewise in the United Kingdom is considered to introduce a fee of 30 cents sterling on disposable coffee cups to limit consumption beacuse every year 2.5 billion coffee glasses are thrown away and only 0.25% is recycled.
The parliamentary committee has decided to introduce a tax and invest in recycling to give incentive to environmental education of London consumers. It was considered to introduce the vacuum to make for the plastic bottles too, because they are thrown 700 thousand daily.