Plastics legislation

 

Plastics legislation

The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging and Packaging Waste) Regulations 2024
02/05/2024 -  Notification of draft Regulations as a whole as they improve the current producer responsibility system for packaging in Northern Ireland. The main focus is the implementation of Article...
The Deposit Scheme for Drinks Containers (England and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2024
26/04/2024 - Directive (EC) N° 94/62 on packaging and packaging waste A Deposit Return Scheme for drink containers (DRS) introduces a deposit on single-use drinks containers, which is refunded upon...
Royal Order amending the Royal Order of 4 February 2024 on the quality of water intended for human consumption which is packaged or used in food establishments for the manufacture of foodstuffs
11/04/2024 - 8. This draft Royal Order supplements the aforementioned Royal Order of 24/02/2024 with the addition of two national standards, namely the introduction of a target value of 4 ng/l for...
Basis for assessment of enamels and ceramic materials in contact with drinking water
09/04/2024 - 8. The basis for assessment has been amended as follows: - The test modality for enamel and other glass-like materials is changed - The positive list (Table 1) for enamel and other...
Requirements and procedures for the collection, return to the producer and recovery or disposal of waste from fishing gear and its components containing plastic, as well as collection rates and deadlines for achieving collection rates
03/04/2024 - he purpose of the draft Regulation is to bring Estonian national law into conformity with Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of...
Proposed law to prohibit single-use electronic vaping devices
26/03/2024 - 8. The proposed law prohibits the manufacture, marketing, distribution or supply of single-use electronic vaping devices free of charge. More specifically, the proposed law...
Ministerial Decree establishing the Code of Good Practice for the Quality Test and for the Leaching Test under the Temporary Actual Framework for the Use of PFAS-containing Soil Materials
26/03/2024 - In the aforementioned Decree of 7 July 2023, the Flemish Government established a temporary legal framework containing, inter alia, specific testing values and conditions for the use of...
Royal Decree on single-use plastic bags and labels on reusable bottles
26/03/2024 - This draft Royal Decree aims to prevent and reduce the environmental impact of certain single-use products and to promote reusable products and the transition towards a circular economy.