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20 October 2018 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 00:24 GMT+2



October 11, 2018

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MSC Cruises will eliminate the plastic disposable used on the ships of the fleet and to earth

Vague: under consideration initiatives so that the articles in plastic for which alternatives still do not exist of the solutions are effectively and correctly recycled

MSC Cruises has announced the decision to eliminate the plastic disposable from all the ships of own fleet within next March and to introduce, where available, sustainable alternatives. The Plastics Reduction Programme adopted from the crocieristica company, whose aimed at it is extended also to the activities to earth of the society, previews the elimination of an elevated article number in plastic replacing them with ecocompatibili solutions. All the spoon, disposable plastic bags will be announced publicly therefore, glass, palettine from coffee and other articles disposable that will be replaced by producing echo-friendly. The company, will reorganize also the kitchens of edge and the processes of preparation of the food in order to eliminate the plastic also from the monoportions (pirottini, confection of jam or yoghurt).

The MSC engagement Cruises will be pushed also beyond, trying to collaborate with all the suppliers of the logistic chain with the objective to remove the plastic, where possible, also from all the packings.

Illustrating the scopes of the initiative that - it has specified - "joins in the widest total program than environmental management" and that "our engagement for the conservation and the protection of the more precious resource of our planet represents an ulterior dowel in support of: the seas and the oceans", executive president of MSC Crociere, Pierfrancesco Vago, have announced that the company is also estimating the possibility "to work with an accounting firm leader world-wise in order to do so as that all the remaining articles in plastic, for which alternatives still do not exist of the solutions, are effectively and correctly recycled. In this way - he has emphasized - independently from the place in which our ships are employed, it will be possible to guarantee that all the articles in plastic, do not only have an impact on the sea, but not even on the mainland, for the benefit of the populations and of the territories that they accommodate to us".

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