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Position Papers, Reports, Factsheets

Position Papers

Position Paper on the European Commission’s proposal for a Directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment (COM(2018)340) (July 2018)

Closing the Circular Economy Loop: A Call for EU Action on Recycled Content Mandates for Plastics (July 2018)

Position Paper on the European Commission’s Strategy on Plastics (March 2018)

Position Paper on the upcoming European Commission’s Strategy on Plastics (January 2018)

Position Paper on the European Commission’s Legislative Proposals on Waste under the Circular Economy Package (February 2016)

Top Ten Priorities for Circular Economy Package (June 2015)

Reports

Deposit Systems for One-Way Beverage Containers: Global Overview (2018)

Full report – ENGLISH 

Individual chapters:

EU 28 + EFTA

USA

Canada

Australia

Israel

Pacific Island States

Rethinking Economic Incentives for Separate Collection (July 2017) 

Deposit Systems for One-Way Beverage Containers: Global Overview (2016)

Full report – ENGLISH

Full report – FRENCH

Full report – CHINESE

Making the Switch: The Business Case for Reusable Packaging 

Beverage Sales by Container Type

Fact Sheets

Factsheet #1: Economic Impacts on Municipalities 

Factsheet #2: Public Support (Opinion Polls), Table of Polling Studies

Factsheet #3: System Performance (Return Rates) 

Factsheet #4: Handling Fees

Factsheet #5: Policy Instruments to Promote Refillable Beverage Containers

Fiches

        Fiche #1: Impacts économiques sur les collectivités

        Fiche #2: Soutien public aux systèmes de consignes

        Fiche #3: La performance du système

        Fiche #4: Frais de manutention et gestion