Plastic Recycling – EU and US Plastics Producers Seek 30 percent by 2030 Recycled Plastic Packaging Content

A September 9, 2021 Plastics Europe news release https://www.plasticseurope.org/en/newsroom/press-releases/european-plastics-producers-call-mandatory-eu-recycled-content-target-plastics-packaging-30-2030 reports that “… European plastics producers support the European Commission’s proposal for a mandatory EU recycled content target for plastics packaging, and are today calling for a target of 30% for plastics packaging by 2030 … To successfully meet this target, we need new systems thinking, mind set and behavioural changes, higher performing products, eco-design innovation, new infrastructure, amongst others. We must also ensure recycled content is derived from all ‘waste materials’ through a technology-neutral approach that includes both mechanical and chemical recycling, with a credible mass balance framework …” – An August 3, 2021, American Chemistry Council blog https://www.americanchemistry.com/chemistry-in-america/news-trends/blog-post/2021/we-have-a-vision-for-policies-to-help-end-plastic-waste.-join-us requests that Congress pass legislation to “… Require all plastic packaging to include at least 30% recycled plastic by 2030 through a national recycled plastics standard …” #Recycling #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic

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