NL: Hearing on plastic chain and litter 30 November 2017

19 December 2017

On 30 November 2017 a round table discussion / hearing took place in the Dutch House of Representatives about the plastic chain and litter. The participants spoke about a report by the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis ‘The circular economy of plastics: from raw materials to waste’ and a report of CE Delft ‘Costs and impacts of a deposit on cans and small bottles in the Netherlands’. The results of the litter pilot ‘Schoon Belonen’ were also discussed.
A number of interested parties, among which the Dutch CBL, Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV), Natuur & Milieu, Stichting Nederland Schoon and the Packaging Waste Fund, had handed in Position Papers.
Click here for the agenda with the accompanying documents (in Dutch).
Click here to listen to the discussion that took place (in Dutch).
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