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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12774

24 August 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 21 / 27
NEWS BRIEFS / Citizenship
European Commission registers citizens’ initiative for deposit system for plastic bottle recycling
23/08/2021 (Agence Europe)

23/08/2021 (Agence Europe)The European Commission has decided to register the European Citizens’ Initiative ‘ReturnthePlastics’, which aims to establish a Europe-wide deposit system for the recycling of plastic bottles. The aim of the initiative is to encourage EU Member States, in line with the ‘polluter pays’ principle, to encourage supermarkets that sell plastic bottles to set up collection points and thus make producers pay to recycle them. The organisers of the initiative...

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