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France adopts green habits, banning plastic on some foods
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No more plastic packaging around fruits and vegetables and car ads promoting walking and cycling instead of driving: In 2022, French customers will be encouraged to adopt more environmentally friendly habits under a series of new regulations.
The measures promoted by President Emmanuel Macron's government are meant to reduce pollution and the impact of cars on greenhouse gas emissions.
Beginning Saturday, leeks and carrots, tomatoes and potatoes, apples and pears and about 30 other items will no longer be sold in plastic. Instead, they should be wrapped in other recyclable materials. Plastic will still be allowed for more fragile fruits such as berries and peaches, but is to be gradually banned in the coming years.
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