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Paris: the City aims to end plastic in its canteens by 2026

2021-10-11T16:32:37.762Z

4.5 million euros will be devoted to this plan to eliminate plastic waste. The City of Paris intends to eliminate all plastic elements from its collective restaurants (school canteens, nursing homes, nurseries, administrative restaurants) by 2026 and the end of the mandate of the mayor PS Anne Hidalgo, who will devote a total budget of 4 , 5 million euros. Read alsoPocheco, the zero waste, zero plastic, zero fossil plant, self-sufficient in energy and water A first env



The City of Paris intends to eliminate all plastic elements from its collective restaurants (school canteens, nursing homes, nurseries, administrative restaurants) by 2026 and the end of the mandate of the mayor PS Anne Hidalgo, who will devote a total budget of 4 , 5 million euros.

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A first envelope of 400,000 euros must be validated at the Paris Council which begins on Tuesday to help the 21 managers of Parisian canteens to invest in the release of plastic, said Audrey Pulvar, assistant (PS group and related) for sustainable food , during a press briefing. The City thus wants to "

reduce the amount of plastic in the city

" and fight against endocrine disruptors "

dangerous, especially for children

", explained the former journalist who intends, for this double environmental and health issue, "to

exceed the objectives fixed by the Egalim law

”which“

limits

”the end of plastic“

to school catering

”.

Promulgated in 2018, the Egalim law sets at the beginning of 2025 the ban on "

plastic cooking, heating or serving food containers

" in school and university canteens, as well as in establishments for children under 6 years old. years.

Focusing on stainless steel, glass or ceramic to replace plastic "

throughout the chain

" of catering, the City of Paris intends not only to change bins, crockery and trays, but also heavy equipment such as trolleys. or washing tunnels.

"

It takes time and money,

" said the former PS candidate in the regional election.

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Using honeycombed stainless steel trays which serve directly as receptacles will reduce the weight of the trays for both employees and users, added the assistant, who wants to develop "

home

"

preparations

, even if this involves work and costs. additional qualifications.

The approximately 1,300 collective restaurants in the City of Paris, including 700 school canteens and 450 nurseries, but also 15 administrative restaurants, as many child welfare establishments and 14 accommodation establishments for dependent elderly people (Ehpad ), serve approximately 30 million meals annually.

Source: lefigaro

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