From 1 January, in Moldova there is a ban on use and sale of plastic bags

 С 1 января в Молдове действует запрет на использование и продажу пластиковых пакетов

The use and sale of disposable plastic bags today denied. Adopted by the Parliament this summer, the law takes effect gradually, starting in 2019.

For violation of the new rules will be fined and economic agents and citizens. The document will come into force gradually — first for large enterprises, then to small, MOLDPRES reported.

The authors of the law propose to replace plastic bags, paper, fabric, or created from the starch.

According to official data, every year, every citizen uses a minimum of 140 plastic bags, the process of decomposition which takes more than 100 years.