PRESS RELEASE New Single-Use Plastics legislation requires further assessment

Brussels, 28 May 2018. The Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance (EXPRA) received the Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive proposal, published today, with mixed thoughts.While our members fully support European Union (EU) efforts towards preventing and reducing marine litter, we believe that some of the proposed measures are neither consistent with the recently-reviewed EU Waste Directives nor justified on grounds of proportionality.

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