EU Directive

The European Union takes care of the citizens’ health and also of the state of environment. The new standards entered by the EU set a course to the rest of the world and are directed to the achievement of optimum results in decreasing the volume of disposable plastic products. It includes the ban on plastic tableware, plates and drinking straws, Q-tips and sticks for stirring drinks and also glasses, food packaging and capacities for storage of liquids from expanded polystyrene; the actions directed to decrease plastic packaging and glasses usage; special marking and labeling of certain products; producers´ obligations regarding environmental clarification. The EU is the innovator in plastic pollution reduction of the oceans due to the organisation of similar actions.