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Policy framework on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics

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Policy framework on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics
Year: 2022
Language: English
Assessment of challenges and trade-offs

This EU policy framework for biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics aims to contribute to a sustainable plastics economy by improving the understanding around these materials and clarify where these plastics can bring genuine environmental benefits, under which conditions and applications guiding citizens, public authorities and businesses in their policy, purchasing or investing decisions preventing differences at national level and fragmentation of the market by promoting a shared understanding across the EU on the production and use of these plastics.

Official website: https://environment.ec.europa.eu/publications/communication-eu-policy-framework-biobased-biodegradable-and-compostable-plastics_en