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Concessions for Biodegradable, Compostable and Plant based food service cotainers

  • Published on February 22, 2021
Q.12. Explain the purpose of this policy instrument This instrument encouraging persons to switch to more environmentally friendly food service containers. It allows the importation of biodegradable, compostable and plant based food service containers at zero import duties, therefore impacting the final costs to the end consumer and providing alternative to food service containers prohibited under the Styrofoam and Plastic Food Service Containers (Prohibition) Act. This instrument also provide consumers with more environmentally friendly options not previously commonly available to them.
Provide consumers with more environmentally friendly materials to assist them in making better lifestyle choices and contribute to the reduction in plastic waste in Saint Lucia.

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