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European Bioplastics welcomes the decision as it recognises the benefits of compostable bags.
European Parliament adopted EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags.
EU and industry partners launch €3.7 billion investments in the renewable bio-based economy.
Four EU recycling industries are committing to work together and pursue the common goal of promoting circular economy.
The European Commission aims to speed up transition towards a low carbon, energy and resource-efficient economy.
The European Commission came forward with a European waste review proposal.
EuPC commented the European Parliament's plenary vote on plastic carrier bags.
EU countries would have to reduce the use of the most common plastic bags by at at least 80% by 2019.
EU states would have to reduce the consumption of most common and polluting plastic bags by 80% by 2019.
Preliminary investigation had expressed competition concerns in the market of suspension polyvinyl chloride, says European Commission.