Viewfinder: Europe Struggles to Combat Pollution by Plastic

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A plastic fork lies on a beach along the Spree River in the city center on May 29th, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. Europe is struggling to combat plastics pollution in its waterways and seas. It recently announced it will seek to ban the use of certain common plastic items, including plastic cutlery, straws, plates, swabs, and fishing gear.

A plastic fork lies on a beach along the Spree River in the city center on May 29th, 2018, in Berlin, Germany. Europe is struggling to combat plastics pollution in its waterways and seas. Yesterday, it announced it will seek to ban the use of certain common plastic items, including plastic cutlery, straws, plates, swabs, and fishing gear.

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