Plastic Waste – EU EEA Issues “A Priority for Action”

On January 28, 2021, the European Environment Agency (EEA) released its “A Priority for Action” report which “… analyses the need and potential for a shift to a circular and sustainable approach to our use of plastics … our production and consumption systems are not sustainable … The report looks at plastics production, consumption and trade, the environmental and climate impact of plastics during their life cycle and explores the transition towards a circular plastics economy through three pathways involving policymakers, industry and consumers … producing plastics from renewable raw materials should be the starting point … production, use and trade of plastics continue to grow … three pathways for the way ahead … smarter use of plastics, increased circularity, and use of renewable raw materials ,,,” #PlasticWaste #EEA