Mongolia Considers Tax Reductions on Recycling Plants

As reported by Chinese news agency Xinhua, Mongolia considers reducing the tax on waste recycling plants by 50 percent. In this way the country wants to fight against climate change, pollution and environmental degradation, Mongolian Environment and Tourism Minister Namsrai Tserenbat was cited.

According to the information, to tackle environmental issues caused by a build-up of garbage, the waste management as well as the recycling systems have to be improved.

Furthermore, the Mongolian government decided to ban single-use plastic bags as from March 1, 2019.

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