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The draft law "On Packaging and Packaging Waste" may be adopted in 2024 – Bondarenko
The draft law "On Packaging and Packaging Waste" may be adopted in 2024 – Bondarenko

A new version of the document should be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada in the near future

Containers from household chemicals and plastic toys have started to be accepted for processing in Lutsk
Containers from household chemicals and plastic toys have started to be accepted for processing in Lutsk

Raw materials must be clean inside and out without paper labels

Disposing of unsorted garbage should be expensive – Strilets
Disposing of unsorted garbage should be expensive – Strilets

This will stimulate the development of the field of waste processing

The collection of packaging based on the principle of extended producer responsibility will be launched near Kyiv
The collection of packaging based on the principle of extended producer responsibility will be launched near Kyiv

This will prepare the community for the implementation of the upcoming Law "On Packaging and Packaging Waste"

The EcoCommittee will consider the draft law "On packaging and packaging waste"
The EcoCommittee will consider the draft law "On packaging and packaging waste"

European experience has shown that packaging waste requires separate regulation

Vinnytsia residents will be able to recycle plastic films: where to bring them
Vinnytsia residents will be able to recycle plastic films: where to bring them

The film can be brought to the address of st. Lukyanenko (Vatutina), 19

The draft law "On packaging and packaging waste" was registered in the Council
The draft law "On packaging and packaging waste" was registered in the Council

The draft law provides for the creation of a system for the collection and recycling of packaging waste

Cabinet of Minister approved the long-awaited draft law "On packaging and packaging waste"
Cabinet of Minister approved the long-awaited draft law "On packaging and packaging waste"

This will reduce the volume of disposal at landfills and contribute to the transition to a circular economy

The Ministry of Environment is finalizing the draft law that will launch the EPR
The Ministry of Environment is finalizing the draft law that will launch the EPR

Extended producer responsibility will oblige companies to collect and recycle their waste

The usual packaging has been changed for Mars bars
The usual packaging has been changed for Mars bars

Current Mars plastic packaging is not recyclable. It does not decompose, but only breaks down into small particles that pollute the soil and water

Expanded producer responsibility will appear in Ukraine: draft law "On packaging" has been published
Expanded producer responsibility will appear in Ukraine: draft law "On packaging" has been published

Comments and proposals to the draft law can be sent until May 21

Mini-bottles with shampoos may disappear from hotels in Europe
Mini-bottles with shampoos may disappear from hotels in Europe

It is also planned to ban single-use packaging for drinks, food, fruits and vegetables