Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (65 page(s), in English)
Date of arrival: 2019 February 12 - Final date for comments: 2019 April 13
DescriptionThis proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council addresses certain plastic products to prevent and reduce their impact on the environment, in particular the aquatic environment, and on human health. Where alternatives are easily available and affordable, single-use plastic products will be banned from being placed on the Union market. For other products, the focus is on prevention measures, such as consumption reduction, marking requirements and product design requirements.
ObjectivesProtection of Human Health or Safety
Protection of Environment
Fields of ActivityPlastics in general
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