The petrochemicals sector must be taken into account by the EU if we are truly reduce mehtane remissions. Rethink Plastic responds to a recent EU public consultation on new rules to prevent methane leakage.
This booklet addressing the “mass balance approach” gives 10 recommendations to ensure recycled content in plastics serves a truly circular economy.
Our pellets position paper makes the case for strengthened requirements on reporting, use and disposal, and supply chain verification under EU chemicals legislation in order to eliminate plastic pellet pollution.
Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective restrictions on intentionally-added microplastics
Two-Pager Summary of Rethink Plastic alliance position paper for effective measurements to restrict intentionally added microplastics
The panel session was held as part of the October 2020 Writing the New Story of Plastic Virtual Conference with #breakfreefromplastic. The panel features: MEP Martin Hojsík, Kingsmill Bond of Carbon Tracker, Sam Van den plas of Carbon Market Watch and facilitator Lisa Tostado of Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union.
Civil society sends an open letter to the European Commission to secure an ambitious EU-wide restriction of intentionally added microplastics without further delay.
Letter asking the European Commission to establish a transparent and ambitious ‘chain of custody’ method for determining recycled content in plastic products.
10 recommendations for development of methods and standards for the ‘mass balance approach’, a new joint paper by Zero Waste Europe, ECOS and Rethink Plastic