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QC ban on single-use plastics starts July 1

/ 04:25 AM February 22, 2020

Restaurants and hotels in Quezon City have been given a five-month extension to fully comply with the ordinance banning the utilization of single-use plastics.

Mayor Joy Belmonte signed in December Ordinance No . SP-2876 which bans the distribution and utilization of single-use plastics and disposable materials for dine-in purposes starting Feb. 15 this year.

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But the city’s Environmental Protection and Waste Management Department head Andrea Villaroman has recommended to extend its full implementation to July 1, following dialogues with the owners of restaurants, fast-food chains and hotels in the city. —MARIEJO S . RAMOS

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