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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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Spotlight on plastic pellets

See ECOS’s on-the-go briefing on the problem of plastic pellets and the need for a new EU law to clean them up.

Counting Carbon: a lifecycle assessment guide for plastic fuels

Converting fossil plastics to fuels is sometimes marketed as a part of the solution to the environmental and waste problems the plastic industry is currently facing. This briefing shows that when full cradle-to-grave lifecycle assessments are made, the fossil carbon embedded within plastics becomes much more apparent.

Our ocean needs actions not promises: towards a regulatory approach to prevent plastic pellet loss in the EU

This briefing, produced by Fauna & Flora International, the Environmental Investigation Agency and Fidra, outlines the urgent action that we recommend the European Commission should take to ensure that all pellets are handled responsibly across the plastic supply chain.

Letter regarding restriction proposal for lead stabilisers in PVC

NGO letter supporting the Commission’s proposal to restrict the use of lead in PVC.

NGO letter reiterates support for restrictions on all intentionally added microplastics

NGO letter for key decision makers reiterating support for restrictions on all intentionally added microplastics under EU chemicals legislation.

NGO’s position for an impactful restriction of microplastics

NGO position paper on ambitious microplastics policy under REACH.

Towards a non-toxic environment: NGO chemical policy asks of the European Commission

Health and environmental NGOs highlight actions that the new Commission needs to take in order to achieve the non-toxic environment, zero-pollution and clean circular economy goals.

Plastic Atlas: facts and figures about the world of synthetic polymers

The latest Heinrich Böll & Break Free From Plastic publication highlighting the full life cycle of plastic.

Guide for the implementation of the SUP and PRF directives tackling sea-based pollution

Implementation guide focused on measures which curb sea-based pollution, looking specifically at the SUP and PRF directives.

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