Microplastics pollution – measures to reduce its impact on the environment

2022-03-01

About this initiative

 

Summary

This initiative aims to tackle microplastics unintentionally released into the environment. It will focus on labelling, standardisation, certification and regulatory measures for the main sources of these plastics.

It aims to:

improve the science on the risks and occurrence of microplastics in the environment, tap water and food

reduce environmental pollution and potential health risks, while respecting the principles of the single market and encouraging competitiveness and innovation.

Topic

Environment

Type of act

Proposal for a regulation

Category

Commission Work Programme 

Read More

European Commission, 1-03-22 https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12823-Microplastics-pollution-measures-to-reduce-its-impact-on-the-environment_en