Press release – Binding recycled content target for plastics in beverage bottles voted by the European Parliament - 25.10.2018

The European Parliament in plenary meeting approved in a landmark vote on 24 October 2018 a target of 35% of mandatory recycled plastic by 2025 in beverage bottles. This binding target is part of the report led by Ms. Frederique RIES, Rapporteur for the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament (ALDE, BE), which amends the Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive proposed by the European Commission. EuRIC strongly welcomes this landmark vote, which will boost the demand for recycled plastic in single use plastics.

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