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Fight the Power

Posted March 04, 2011 7:00 AM

European packaging trade associations are fighting the Italian ban on non-biodegradable single-use bags, citing insufficient scientific evidence to support it. Opponents contend the ban does not consider existing European Union law or the recyclability of plastic packaging. Since biodegradable bags can't be recycled, plastic recycling rates may be impacted. Is Italy in violation of the European Packaging and Waste Directive, as they claim?

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03/05/2011 9:05 AM

NO, they are not in violation of any EU directive, but it also must be said that here in England we have lost faith in the EU, and we wish to leave it altogether, it is just that our politicians won't listen to the grassroots, maybe we should copy Egypt and Lybia, and have a serious protest?

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