No more free plastic bags starting from this Spring. Those who are used to utilize plastic bags, should spend money to have them, because Tirana Mayor, Erion Veliaj, declared on Thursday that they will not given for free anymore.
"Starting from this Spring, plastic bags will be sold on the supermarkets. This is the only way reduce their uses in the capital. Citizens will use them less and the city will be cleaner," said Veliaj.
He blame plastic bags for some of the flooding in the capital, promoting the use of paper or other bags.