EU: Ministers discuss Circular Economy and Plastics Strategy

04 April 2018

During the Environment Council on 5 March, ministers exchanged views on the package which aims at delivering on the circular economy action plan. All Ministers welcomed the new EU plastics strategy and called for an urgent implementation of concrete measures.
On the interface between chemical, product and waste legislation, many ministers highlighted the need for availability of information on substances of concern in products. A number of speakers also addressed the need for more harmonised end-of-waste rules throughout the EU. The Bulgarian Presidency is planning to have Council conclusions adopted on the above topics in June (Press Release European Council, 5 March 2018).
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