Category: Environment

Single-Use Plastic Bags Ban Enters into Force in Albania

Single-Use Plastic Bags Ban Enters into Force in Albania

TIRANA, July 2 Officially, July marks the end of single-use plastic bags era in Albania. The ban on single-use plastic bags that entered into force on July 1st foresees fines and penalties for that continue to produce and use single-use plastic bags. The decision, that...

Albania to Ban Lightweight Plastic Bags Starting July 4th

Albania to Ban Lightweight Plastic Bags Starting July 4th

TIRANA, June 14 July 4th will mark the start of the fight against plastic pollution in Albania. Starting the fourth of July in Albania it will be illegal to import, manufacture, use, sell, or bring into the country via land or air lightweight plastic bags....

How Much Plastic Waste Does each Albanian Create per Year?

How Much Plastic Waste Does each Albanian Create per Year?

TIRANA, May 10 Plastic pollution is a serious and pressing issue all over the world. Despite the various attempts for cutting plastic use in various countries, Albania included, the average European citizen creates 31kg of plastic waste per year. The data are concerning for Albania....