Recyclers welcome the green paper on plastics waste

  •  The Green Paper is a starting point towards increased sustainability of plastics.
  •  Landfill ban, specific plastics waste recycling targets and eco-design are great solutions to increase recycling.
  • More plastics recycling will increase resource efficiency, create green jobs and reduce our environmental impact.

Plastics Recyclers Europe welcomes the Green Paper on Plastics Waste in the Environment”  (Ton Emans, Plastics Recyclers Europe, President).Mr. Emans added that “the policy options investigated by the Commission are the most appropriate ones to reduce the impact of plastics waste on the environment”. As a matter of fact, “a landfill ban, specific plastics waste recycling targets and eco-design are great solutions to increase recycling. These policies will increase Europe’s resource efficiency, create green jobs and reduce our environmental impact”.

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The installed capacity for recycling flexible polyethylene (PE: PE-LD, PE-LLD PE-MD & PE-HD) has been increasing significantly over the last years.

 

The European plastics recycling industry welcomes and fully supports the Plastics Strategy published by the European Commission.