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Manufacturers and Recyclers against Plastic Bag Bill
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Manufacturers and Recyclers against Plastic Bag Bill

TIRANA, February 7 Once again Albanian authorities are planning to roll out a draft law that’s supposed to address the plastic pollution issue by banning the import, manufacturing, and export of certain types of lightweight plastic. This is not the first time that the authorities adopt or discuss bills concerning the burning issue of plastic...

GREEN VLORA Helps Businesses to Tackle the Plastic Problem and Promote Sustainability
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GREEN VLORA Helps Businesses to Tackle the Plastic Problem and Promote Sustainability

TIRANA, February 21 The harbor city of Vlora looks gorgeous surrounded by the deep blue Ionian Sea, yet someone says that a touch of green would have a tremendous economic and environmental impact. Francine Talei Wong, a frequent visitor to Albania, recently founded GREEN VLORA project. This is an innovative anti-plastic initiative that is helping...

How Much Plastic Waste Does each Albanian Create per Year?
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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. According to the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), every citizen...