The popular Galapagos Archipelago is a National Park and an UNESCO World Heritage. It is the habitat of various endemic and exceptional species, however a significant number of them are endangered because of the history of the islands. Throughout the decades, strict preservation approaches and guidelines were created to secure the archipelago and its great biodiversity. Plastic waste has been a tremendous issue on the islands and was very compromising to the natural life.
Along these lines, the local council prohibited four sorts of single-use plastics: drinking straws, covers, polystyrene items and containers. The boycott was actualized well ordered and since the 21st of August 2018 the usage of each type is disallowed.