EU plans to ban plastic packaging

The European Commission plans to ban plastic packaging in the European Union by setting stricter standards for manufacturers in order to reduce the plastic pollution, thus forming the ground of a greener Europe.

New European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy

Every year around 25 million tons plastic waste is generated across the EU, but only 30% is collected for recycling. Therefore, in January 2018 the European Commission adopted the first-ever European strategy on plastics to protect the environment from plastic pollution and to promote the transition to a circular economy EU and at national levels.