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  • 83 - Gummiindustrie, Kunststoffindustrie

Single-use plastic products: Plastic ear swabs, plastic laundry covers, plastic egg cartons, disposable plastic mixers, plastic balloon holders, plastic toothpicks, plastic drinking straws, plastic cocktail sticks, plastic candy sticks, plastic candy rings and disposable plastic plates

Decreto Ejecutivo No. 9 de 6 de mayo de 2022 "Que reglamenta la Ley 187 de 2 de diciembre de 2020, que regula la reducción y el reemplazo progresivo de los plásticos de un solo uso" (Executive Decree No. 9 of 6 May 2022 "regulating Law No. 187 of 2 December 2020, which regulates the reduction and gradual replacement of single-use plastics") (9 pages, in Spanish)

The general objective of the notified Executive Decree is to establish criteria to guarantee that single-use plastics are reduced and gradually replaced by sustainable alternatives that are less harmful to the environment and human health, in accordance with the time frames and guidelines established in the law.