Hungary: Plastic bags will be completely banned from 2021.

Hungarian officials responsible for environmental and climate change recently said at the meeting that the total ban on the use of plastic bags is one of the important means for us to protect the planet. He also said that Hungary will completely ban the use of plastic bags in 2021.

In 2012, Hungary took the lead in taxing the use of plastic bags in the EU countries, resulting in a significant reduction in the use of plastic bags.

According to the report, in Hungary, the average person used 160 to 170 plastic bags per person in 2012, and this year, the number of plastic bags used by Hungarians is 80.