Thursday December 12, 2019

Government sought Repak’s input on Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill

Documents released to former MEP Lynn Boylan under Freedom of Information, and published by the Corporate Europe Observatory, show ongoing consultation between the Department and the industry waste representative body Repak on Irish plastic waste legislation and a European single use plastics directive

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray
17th November, 2019
Plastic waste: bottle return idea was rejected

The Department of Climate Action and Environment liaised directly with the plastics industry and actively sought their input on the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill, before shutting the proposed law down by seeking a money message, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

Documents released to former MEP Lynn Boylan under Freedom of Information, and published by the Corporate Europe Observatory, show ongoing consultation between the Department and the industry waste representative body Repak...

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