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People and Politics

Battle of the Plastic Bags

German consumers use more than 10,000 plastic bags a minute, more than 5 billion a year. But only a fraction of them are recycled. Oceans around the world are badly contaminated with plastic debris. Environmentalists and the European Parliament are now pushing for a reduction in plastic waste.

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