19 Nov
2018

Why it is difficult to replace plastic packaging with other materials

Why do we choose plastics for packaging, not alternative materials such as steel, aluminum, wood, etc.? The answer to this question is not only the functionality, the ratio of the weight of the packaging to the product, which in this case amounts to a few percent, or the possibilities of presenting the product. ...

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02 Aug
2018

Single Use Plastics

On May 30, the European Commission presented a draft directive restricting the use of certain disposable plastic products. The Commission has focused on plastic waste, which is most often found on EU beaches. ...

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27 Apr
2018

Plastic carrier bags are not so bad

An independent study of the life cycle of shopping bags for materials determines that plastics prove to be the material with the lowest total environmental impact.On March 14, 2018, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency (Miljøstyrelsen) published a study analyzing the environmental impact of life cycle in the production, use and disposal of grocery shopping bags currently...

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12 Oct
2017

Plastic carrier bags - recycling fee 0,2 PLN

The draft of regulation amending the Act on packaging and packaging waste management and some other reulations was passed in August to the Council of Ministers. Draft of the Regulation prepared by Ministry of Environment concerning the introduction of recycling fee of 0,2 PLN on lightweight carrier bags (below 50 microns) contained a date 1 January 2019. ...

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