EU PRESSED TO SET MANDATORY RECYCLED PLASTIC CONTENT REQUIREMENT
34 European organisations have asked the EU to implement a minimum requirement for recycled plastics in new products in response to what they see as omissions in the European Plastics Strategy. Mandatory recycled content is a fast way to accelerate the uptake of packaging at the end of the first-use cycle, raise investment and employment in the recycling sector, boost the quality of recyclates, simplify production and ensure that all packaging creators share the same responsibility rather than those already taking the initiative.
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