Complete list of plastics that will be banned in CDMX from January 1, 2021

As of Friday, January 1, the establishments will not only stop giving bags of plastic or straws in the Mexico City, now plastic cutlery and cups are also prohibited, among other disposables for single use, and here we introduce you to the list complete.

In January 2020, the reform to the Solid Waste Law (LRS) came into force, which prohibits the marketing, distribution and delivery of bags of plastic in any establishment in Mexico City, with the exception of utensils that can be compostable, that is, those that are made of renewable raw materials, and therefore degrade at the same rate as natural compostable materials, such as wood or paper.

However, in 2021 not only will bags of plastic, but also other single-use items, and “there will be no extension,” said the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum.

Which are?

As of Friday, the commercialization, distribution and delivery of the following articles of plastic disposable:

  • Forks
  • Knives
  • Spoons
  • Mixers
  • Dishes
  • Straws (only allowed for medical assistance)
  • Bastoncillos para cotonetes
  • Globos
  • Balloon rods
  • Glasses
  • Tapas
  • Trays
  • Tampon applicators

“There is no going back” in the reform of the Solid Waste Law in CDMX, said the head of the General Directorate of Impact Assessment and Environmental Regulation of Sedema, Andrée Lilian Guigue.

What penalty will those who do not respect the measure receive?

In accordance with articles 68 and 69 of the Solid Waste Law, those who fail to comply with the measure will receive a warning the first time they are detected, and if they do it again, they may receive a fine ranging from 42 thousand to 168 thousand pesos.

With information from Chilango

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