From 1 January 2021, the EU’s new “plastic tax” came into force in Germany, introduced as part of the EU recovery package necessitated by spending across the EU states as a result of COVID-19. Starting from 1 January 2021, the contribution that industry players must make is calculated by the weight of non-recycled plastic packaging waste, with a uniform rate of EUR0.
As players in the soft drink industry look to curb their plastic usage, this is expected to promote developments in alternatives such as rPET in order to promote sustainability. For example, Coca-Cola in Germany was already exceeding its self-imposed target of using at least 50% recycled material in the production of non-refillable and non-refillable PET bottles by 2023.
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Soft Drinks Packaging
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