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Welcome to our library, where you can find the full range of infographics, reports,  position papers and videos on plastic pollution by the Rethink Plastic alliance and its member organisations. Browse our latest publications!

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November 24, 2021

Open letter to EVP Timmermans and Commissioner Sinkevicius on reuse to achieve waste reduction

On the occasion of the European Week of Waste Reduction, Break Free From Plastic, the Rethink Plastic alliance and over 30 signatories sent an open letter to European Vice President Timmermans and Commissioner Sinkevicius on reuse to achieve waste reduction.

November 22, 2021

Surfrider, RPa, BFFP: Letter to the European Commission regarding breaches of the Single-Use Plastics Directive

Letter from Surfrider Europe, Rethink Plastic alliance and Break Free From Plastic to the European Commission on evidence of breaches on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment regarding the SUP Directive.

October 29, 2021

RPa position paper: Response to the roadmap for an EU Policy framework for bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics

The Rethink Plastic alliance welcomes the precautionary approach proposed by the EU’s new roadmap for a framework for bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics. Policy is necessary to guide a reasoned shift towards sustainable material sourcing, resource-efficient consumption patterns and ensure the transition to circularity and material prevention are prioritised.

October 19, 2021

Why should “No Data, No Market” apply to polymers?

The European Environment Bureau and the Rethink Plastic alliance have released a short paper making the case for why manufacturers must provide data in line with the “no data, no market” principle, if they wish to market polymers in the EU.

October 13, 2021

The microplastic ball is in your court – Romanian

Two-Pager Summary of Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective measurements to restrict intentionally added microplastics – in Romanian.

October 13, 2021

The microplastic ball is in your court – Portuguese

Two-Pager Summary of Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective measurements to restrict intentionally added microplastics – in Portuguese.

October 13, 2021

The microplastic ball is in your court – Italian

Two-Pager Summary of Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective measurements to restrict intentionally added microplastics – in Italian.

October 13, 2021

The microplastic ball is in your court – Bulgarian

Two-Pager Summary of Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective measurements to restrict intentionally added microplastics – in Bulgarian

October 13, 2021

The microplastic ball is in your court – German

Two-Pager Summary of Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective measurements to restrict intentionally added microplastics – in German

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