Plastic glasses, knives, forks and food boxes are pictured in a takeaway restaurant in Paris. rance has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. File photo: AP Plastic glasses, knives, forks and food boxes are pictured in a takeaway restaurant in Paris. rance has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. File photo: AP
Plastic glasses, knives, forks and food boxes are pictured in a takeaway restaurant in Paris. rance has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. File photo: AP

Disposable society, we bid you adieu. Why France has banned plastic plates and cutlery

Plastic glasses, knives, forks and food boxes are pictured in a takeaway restaurant in Paris. rance has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. File photo: AP Plastic glasses, knives, forks and food boxes are pictured in a takeaway restaurant in Paris. rance has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. File photo: AP
Plastic glasses, knives, forks and food boxes are pictured in a takeaway restaurant in Paris. rance has become the first country in the world to ban plastic plates, cups and utensils, passing a law that will go into effect in 2020. File photo: AP
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