Posts tagged as European plastic economy

Circular economy – new EU rules for plastic waste

By Eugene Eteris on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

First step was made towards tackling marine litter: European Parliament adopted the Commission’s draft to forbid most types of single-use plastic products generally found on European beaches. Besides, the draft lays foundations to a new European plastic economy, where the design and production would fully respect reuse, repair and recycling while more sustainable materials are being developed. European Commission proposed in May 2018 a draft of the EU rules to…