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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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September 29, 2020

Call to continue progress on the SCIP database, for consumers and the planet

Joint letter to European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on the need to continue progress on the SCIP database.

September 22, 2020

Declaring recycled content from post-consumer waste

Letter to Mattia Pellegrini, Head of Waste Management & Secondary Materials Unit, on declaring recycled content from post-consumer waste.

August 4, 2020

Plastic Fake Out: Hoping we can Clean all the Plastic from the Ocean

Ocean cleanups don’t combat the root cause of plastic pollution! See Surfrider’s latest infographic for more.

August 4, 2020

Plastic Fake Out: Relying on Recycling to Eliminate all Plastic Waste

Recycling alone can combat plastic pollution! See Surfrider’s latest infographic for more.

July 9, 2020

7 Steps to Effectively Legislate Chemical Recycling

Our new joint statement on Chemical Recycling seeks to influence current discussions on the role of chemical recycling in waste management and critically, to counter industry greenwashing.

July 1, 2020

Make it Right. Time for Europe to act against plastic bag pollution

In time for Plastic Bag Free Day 2020 see Surfrider’s latest report on the status of plastic bag measures across the EU!

June 30, 2020

Five Recommendations to reinforce the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive with prevention and reuse measures

Policy recommendations to ensure prevention and reuse measures take center stage in Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive by Rethink Plastic.

June 16, 2020

Recycled Carbon Fuels in the Renewable Energy Directive

This briefing with Bellona & Zero Waste Europe highlights concerns regarding fuels derived from non-renewable waste streams under the REDII.

March 19, 2020

Local guidance for implementing the Single-Use Plastics Directive

Guidance for municipality officials implementing the Single-Use Plastics Directive at the local, city and community level.

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