France bans plastic bags, what about the rest of the EU?

France bans plastic bags, what about the rest of the EU?

Today (1st July), we celebrate here in France, the end of single-use plastic bags !

A lot of work still to be done because this ban concern only "lightweight" shopping bags but it is a first victory in the fight against plastic polllution in France !

I let you discover more in this article: http://www.euronews.com/2016/06/30/france-bans-plastic-bags-what-about-the-rest-of-the-eu/

The great campaign "Ban the bag" of our Surfrider Foundation Europe friends keeps going on to press the European Union to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags in Europe: http://www.surfrider.eu/en/ban-the-bag/

What about plastic bags ban in your respective country ?