European Union to ban single-use plastics in wide ranging new rules
31 May, 2018, 10:48 | Author: Sherry Houston
"These products won't disappear, they will just be made with different materials", said commission first vice-president Frans Timmermans.
Almost 85% of all ocean litter is plastic and half of that is made of throwaway items. For SUP items that don't have available replacements, various measures will reduce the waste and discourage inappropriate disposal, as well as ensuring that the costs of such wastes fall on the producers of the single-use plastic items, in line with the EU's strong "polluter pays" principle. Tackling the plastics problem is a must and it can bring new opportunities for innovation, competitiveness and job creation.
The European Union is proposing a ban of 10 single-use plastic products in an effort to reduce the amount of waste found in the waters and beaches of its countries.
The European Commission has taken a giant step in reducing plastic pollution with a set of new laws that are aiming to reduce single-use plastics. According to the city, single-use plastic products like cups and takeout containers make up 50 percent of all items collected in public trash cans while straws make up about 2 percent of the shoreline litter.
It is, in particular, disposable dishes, Cutlery, straws-straws for drinks, cotton sticks and plastic anchors for balloons.
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Each member state should use a deposit system or other measure in order to collect 90 percent of plastic bottles used in their country by 2025.
"We anticipate to see an enormous backlash from producers within the subsequent months, who've already been very vocal in opposition to bans and monetary obligations on producers, and who insist voluntary initiatives are sufficient to finish the plastic disaster", Ms.
Menstrual pads, wet wipes and balloons will be required to add a label indicating how the product should be disposed. Improved waste management of abandoned and lost fishing gear, which accounts for nearly 30 percent of Europe's beach litter, is also mandated in the proposal.
The plan will now go to the European Parliament and Council for consideration.
The EU Commission plans to present in Brussels on 28 may a package of measures to combat plastic waste. The European Commission on Monday urged the EU's other institutions to "treat this as a priority file, and to deliver tangible results for Europeans before the elections in May 2019".
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