Policy briefing: the EU’s single-use plastic directive

Member states and representatives of the European Parliament agreed in December on a range of measures to tackle pollution from single-use plastics that are expected to come into force in 2021. ENDS takes a detailed look at what the new measures mean

by Simon Pickstone
Waste: plastic litter in water (photograph: mediagram/123RF)
Waste: plastic litter in water (photograph: mediagram/123RF)

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