WHAT IS PROVIDED FOR
IN THE SUP DIRECTIVE
Packaging and production: companies' obligations to comply with the SUP Directive.
The EU Directive No. 904 of 2019, better known as SUP - Single Use Plastics, was created with the intention of reducing the impact of certain single-use plastic products on the environment.
Further to this, it is a measure to promote the transition to a circular economy that will significantly change the production processes of the industrial world.
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This transformation involves the manufacturing companies with a specific focus on the packaging sector.
Therefore, it is essential to comprehend the principal points of the new legislation:
- Failure to implement these adjustments will lead to delays and slowdowns in production compared to more far-sighted competitors who adapted in time;
- Moreover, failure to comply with this legislation will result in heavy penalties.
Within this e-book, obligations and deadlines are highlighted:
Reducing single-use plastic products
Restrictions on the market for certain products
rPET percentages for the different product categories
Costs borne by companies
The Design Requirements