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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

October 13, 2021

The microplastic ball is in your court – French

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

September 29, 2021

The Truth Behind Trash: the scale and impact of international trade in plastic waste – EIA report

he global trade in plastic waste has mirrored the growth in global plastic production, allowing high income, high-consuming countries to avoid the direct social and environmental impacts of their plastic problem and driving the ever-expanding production and consumption of virgin (new) plastic.

August 30, 2021

Extended Producer Responsibility and Ecomodulation of Fees: Report

A new report from the Ecologic Institute, commissioned by the Rethink Plastic alliance outlines why extended producer responsibility and “ecomodulation”- charging differentiated fees based on the sustainability of a product or packaging – can be a key opportunity for waste prevention across Europe.

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