French Government to Introduce New Pro-Recycling Tax Laws

The purchase of non-recyclable plastic products will be penalized in France as of next year. Secretary of State for Ecological Transition and Solidarity, Brune Poirson, announced the establishment of a “bonus-malus system” (good-bad) for 2019, which could charge “up to 10% of the price of the products”. “Tomorrow, when there will be a choice between two bottles, one made of …

The Opportunities for Europe to Increase Plastic Recycling

Having been involved in the international recycling industry for more than two decades, we’ve noticed some interesting things. One thing that stands out is that Europe uses more plastic than ever before, and that almost all countries in Europe do not have the domestic facilities to recycle all of the packaging or plastic waste that they produce. Knowing this, we …