In an article published on June 13, 2019, regulatory news provider Chemical Watch informed that the EU’s Directive on single-use plastics (FPF reported) has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union on June 12, 2019, and “will enter into force 20 days later.”

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Chemical Watch (June 13, 2019). “EU publishes Directive to restrict single-use plastics.

Chemical Watch (June 18, 2019). “EU plastic ban ‘bad’ for circular economy — Belgian trade body.


European Union law (June 2019). “Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 June 2019 on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.Official Journal of the European Union L 155/1 (published on June 12, 2019)