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Notification Number: 2019/463/E (Spain)
Date received: 23/09/2019
End of Standstill: 26/12/2019

Issue of comments by: Commission
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Message 002

Communication from the Commission - TRIS/(2019) 02580
Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Translation of the message 001
Notification: 2019/0463/E

No abre el plazo - Nezahajuje odklady - Fristerne indledes ikke - Kein Fristbeginn - Viivituste perioodi ei avata - Καμμία έναρξη προθεσμίας - Does not open the delays - N'ouvre pas de délais - Non fa decorrere la mora - Neietekmē atlikšanu - Atidėjimai nepradedami - Nem nyitja meg a késéseket - Ma’ jiftaħx il-perijodi ta’ dawmien - Geen termijnbegin - Nie otwiera opóźnień - Não inicia o prazo - Neotvorí oneskorenia - Ne uvaja zamud - Määräaika ei ala tästä - Inleder ingen frist - Не се предвижда период на прекъсване - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare - Nu deschide perioadele de stagnare.

(MSG: 201902580.EN)

1. Structured Information Line
MSG 002 IND 2019 0463 E EN 23-09-2019 E NOTIF

2. Member State

3. Department Responsible
Subdirección General de Asuntos Industriales, Energéticos, de Transportes, Comunicaciones y Medio Ambiente.
Dirección General de Coordinación de Políticas Comunes y de Asuntos Generales de la Unión Europea.
Secretaría de Estado para la Unión Europea.
Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación.
C/ Serrano Galvache, 26, 4ª planta, Torre Sur (28071 Madrid)
Teléfonos: 91 379 84 64
Fax: 91 379 84 01
Dirección correo electrónico:

3. Originating Department
Dirección Xeral de Calidade Ambiental e Cambio Climático
Consellería de Medio Ambiente, Territorio e Vivenda
Xunta de Galicia
Edificio administrativo de San Lázaro, s/n
15781 Santiago de Compostela

4. Notification Number
2019/0463/E - S50E

5. Title

6. Products Concerned
- Establishment of waste planning: Galician strategy for a circular economy and plans and programmes for waste management and prevention.
- Promotion of electronic processing of waste production, management and transport in order to make the control of waste production and management more efficient.
- Implementation of specific prevention and recycling measures for the organic fraction, and for the reduction of food waste.
- Reduction of adverse impacts on human health and the environment. Protection of soil, water, air or the climate.
- Combating climate change.
- Following the hierarchy principle in prevention and management.

7. Notification Under Another Act
- Directive 2008/98/EC on waste
Directive (EU) 2019/904 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment

8. Main Content
It is not permitted to place the following on the market:
(a) single-use plastic tableware (plates, forks, knives, spoons, straws and chopsticks made wholly or partly from plastic and which were not conceived, designed or placed on the market to accomplish within their life span multiple trips or rotations by being re-used for the same purpose for which they were conceived);
(b) single-use plastic glasses, cups and food trays which do not fall within the scope of Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste and which are not comprised of 50% biodegradable material, rising to 60% from 2025 and, from 2030, those which are not wholly biodegradable.
4. The ban on placing certain products on the market set out in the above paragraph shall not include straws intended and used for medical purposes.

9. Brief Statement of Grounds
Preventing the environmental impact produced by certain single-use plastics on the environment.

10. Reference Documents - Basic Texts
Reference(s) to basic text(s): Directive 2008/98/EC on waste
Directive (EU) 2019/904 of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment

11. Invocation of the Emergency Procedure

12. Grounds for the Emergency

13. Confidentiality

14. Fiscal measures

15. Impact assessment

16. TBT and SPS aspects
TBT aspect

No - the draft has no significant impact on international trade.

SPS aspect

No - the draft has no significant impact on international trade.

European Commission

Contact point Directive (EU) 2015/1535
Fax: +32 229 98043

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