Cyprus

  • Cyprus imposes a charge on the use of plastic bags and is planning on banning all single-use plastics.
  • According to the EU SUP Directive, EU members will have to ban single-use plastics from the market by mid-2021. This decision covers products such as cotton bud sticks, cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, and chopsticks), beverage stirrers, straws, plates (including paper plates with plastic lining), and many more.