Welcome to the jungle
Local legislation with regards to the disposal of plastic parts are unclear, uncertain and even vary locally within countries. Wellcompost certified materials meet actual and future legislations alike. For producers and consumers the label is providing overview and security within the jungle of a constantly changing legal framework.
A plastic tax of 0.80 Euro per Kilo on any non-recycled petrol-based plastics has been introduced in 2021. The “contribution” to the EU budget is designed to incentivize member states to increase recycling of plastic waste, according to the European Commission.
Ban on plastic waste exports
More and more countries worldwide do no longer allow the import and/or export of plastic waste
New EU rules came into force on 1 January, prohibiting the shipment of unsorted plastic waste to foreign countries.