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New European directive on single use plastic

17/01/2022

The European Community prohibits the sale of many throwaway plastic products. Starting from 3rd July 2021 all 27 member countries were requested to be compliant with the new directive, in Italy the measure entered into force on 14th January 2022 prohibiting the sale of plates, plastic cups, cotton buds, straws, containers and other throwaway plastic products in favor the use of recycled plastic. The new directive aims at the transition to a circular economy focused on innovative and sustainable products and materials, reducing the impact of certain plastic products on the environment as well as on human health.

New European directive on single use plastic