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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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Unfolding the single-use plastics directive

The EU single-use plastics directive is not just about banning straws! Zero Waste Europe presents an overview of the legislation, with recommendations for effective implementation at the national level.

Plastic & climate: the hidden costs of a plastic planet

Besides impacting the oceans, ecosystems, and human health, the plastic crisis contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions and climate breakdown. Read the report by CIEL and Break Free From Plastic.

A simple solution to e-commerce waste: the story of RePack

Can we have e-commerce without single-use plastic paging? Zero Waste Europe presents the story of  RePack, proving that sometimes we just need to think out of the box.

Discarded: communities on the frontlines of the global plastics crisis

When we throw plastics away, we are actually sending it somewhere. GAIA’s groundbreaking report on plastic waste trade sheds a light on where “away” really is.

Plastic & health: the hidden costs of a plastic planet

The lifecycle impacts of plastic paint an unequivocally toxic picture: plastic threatens human health on a global scale. Read the latest report by CIEL and Break Free From Plastic.

ECHA, don’t let the industry kill a tool to trace harmful chemicals in products

Trade groups are urging the European Chemicals Agency to drop its plan to create a database of the most dangerous chemicals. Here’s NGOs’joint letter calling on ECHA to stick to its guns.

Measures to slay the plastic pollution dragon

Rethink Plastic urge EU institutions to adopt ambitious measures to slay the plastic pollution dragon and protect our environment and health. Check out the flyer.

Plastics in the Interface between Chemicals, Products and Waste

We want plastic products to be toxic-free, chemical ingredients to be traced, and harmful chemicals to be phased out. Read our contribution to the interface consultation.

European Parliament, halt the tide of single-use plastics!

Rethink Plastic & Break Free From Plastic members from all over Europe call on the European Parliament to take the lead in tackling single-use plastic pollution.

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