'Our plastic use is going to change'
'We have to look for products that can replace ordinary disposable plastics, for example of organic material. Within 20 years, the average plastic use of a household will be largely reduced.' According to Thijs Bosker, Associate Professor at Leiden University College, in Edition NL of Tuesday, October 23, 2018.
Every year mankind produces 500 billion kilos of plastic; 40 percent of this are disposable plastics. Disposable items are likely to be banned by the European Parliament. On the list of products that can no longer be sold are: cotton swabs, plastic cutlery, straws, stirring rods and balloonsticks.
The broadcast of Editie NL (Dutch) of Tuesday 23 October 2018 (0:00 - 3:10) can bee seen here.