PRESS RELEASE: EXPRA signs Declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance

Brussels, 20 September 2019. EXPRA, the Extended Producer Responsibility Alliance, proudly signed today the Declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance. The signing ceremony, which took place in Brussels in the presence of EU Industry Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska and EU Commission’s First Vice-President Frans Timmermans, brought together over 100 private and public stakeholders.

By signing this declaration, EXPRA and its members reiterate their commitment to support the industry’s transformative ambition, enabling and accelerating change by optimising collection, sorting and recycling solutions for all packaging, including plastics.

You can read the full Press release here.

Declaration of the Circular Plastics Alliance 

The declaration describes the alliance’s vision for more recycled plastics in Europe, as well as the alliance’s commitments to reach the EU target. Namely, that 10 million tonnes of recycled plastics find their way into products in the EU by 2025. 

Over 100 companies, business organisations and public authorities already signed the declaration, as well as standardisation bodies and research and technology organisations. See the list of signatories.