The Single-Use Plastics Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment was published in the European Union’s Official Journal, marking the final step of the legislative procedure. Reloop has prepared this short backgrounder to explain what the Directive entails.
What is Plastic? A Study Exploring the Potential for Certain Materials to be Exempted from the SUPD, with Particular Focus on Man-Made Cellulosic Fibres
This report examines the scope for two polymers, lyocell and viscose, to be included under the Single Use Plastics Directive, investigating both their chemical makeup and their impact on the natural environment.
Position Paper on the Proposal for a Directive on the Reduction of the Impact of Certain Plastic Products on the Environment
With this paper, Reloop aims to contribute to the trialogue discussions by highlighting some of the key issues that we believe are crucial for establishing an ambitious new directive.
Interpretation of Separate Collection Targets for Single-Use Plastic Beverage Bottles, as per Article 9 of the SUPD
In this position paper from 2020, Reloop aims to contribute to the European Commission’s ongoing discussions around the Single-Use Plastics Directive.
This white paper offers a framework for effective and responsible scoping of recycled content mandates by defining the markers of successful mandates and offering succinct policymaking recommendations.
Given increasing interest from legislators around the world on mandating recycled content in products and packaging, Reloop hosted a private webinar to bring the knowledge gained from the European Commission’s work on this subject. This presentation is from Joe Papineschi and Simon Hann from Eunomia Research and