Publication - Consultation paper

Single-use plastic items - market restrictions: consultation

This consultation proposes the introduction of market restrictions – effectively a ban – on the single-use plastic items included in Article 5 of the EU Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (2019/904).

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Single-use plastic items - market restrictions: consultation
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Footnotes

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