My Expats World | Polish your recycling habits: the non-recycled plastic penalty in France

Non-Recycled Plastic Penalty

The current project

  The French government is planning to set penalties on non-recycled plastic in 2019. The country is planning to start using only recycled plastic by 2025. Thus, the penalty system is related with r aisi ng the expenses for consu mer goods that come in packages which are made of non-recycled plastic. 

  The new regulation introduces the law system which is based on 10% lower costs for products that contain recycled plastic, opposed to products with non-recycled material which will cost 10% more. The French government is expecting that higher non-recycled plastic expenses will help eliminating the excessive packaging.

The future

  This change is to improve the environmental state and is one of the few that...

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