Plastic ban – San Pedro Laguna – Guatemala

Plastic ban – San Pedro Laguna – Guatemala

San Pedro La Laguna is the first community on Lake Atitlán. Also, the third municipality in Guatemala, to ban the use of plastic bags. The new provision is stringent. The provision outlaws plastic straws, Styrofoam containers and all packaging material made of polystyrene.

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Lake Atitlán. Image: by Mark Harpur | Unsplash.

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