European Single-Use Plastic
According to the Directive (EU) 2019/904, from July 2021 EU member states, in line with their national legislation, must ensure that specific single-use plastic products which are placed onto the market bear a marking on the packaging or product itself.
The single-use plastic products listed, are as follows:
- Sanitary towels (pads), tampons and tampon applicators
- Wet wipes, i.e. pre-wetted personal care and domestic wipes
- Tobacco products with filters and filters marketed for use in combination with tobacco products
- Cups for beverages
You can find more information on the marking specifications for single-use plastic products here