Veliaj: No More Plastic Bags in Bakeries
Albanian Daily News
Published September 20, 2017
The use of plastic bags in Tirana’s bakeries will soon be forbidden. Tirana Mayor Erion Veliaj reached an agreement on Wednesday with bread producers for the replacement of plastic bags with paper bags. He stressed that this initiative aims to protect the environment but first of all the citizens’ health.
"Tirana will play an big role in this aspect by totally eliminating the plastic bags in the bakeries. This step has not been taken by any other city in the region, but of course they will follow our example. This way of doing will lower the environment’s pollution while contributing in the citizens’ health protection,” declared the Mayor.