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Degradable rubbish bags

European Union Legislation

European Union legislation requires that:

Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations 1998 (S.I. 1998 No 1165)

The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 1997 stipulate that:

Producers have to pay a penalty if they fail to meet these targets. This can increase their costs and make it harder for them to compete



 

 

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