Fabian Demicoli

Consultation Session – Consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags


This is a gentle reminder that the
Malta-EU Steering and Action Committee (MEUSAC), together with the Malta
Environment & Planning Authority and the Ministry for Sustainable
Development, the Environment and Climate Change will be organising a
consultation session on the proposed EU directive to reduce the consumption of
plastic bags.

The
consultation session on the ‘Proposal for a Directive of the European
Parliament and of the Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging
waste to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags
' will focus on the EU's plan to tackle
environmental degradation caused by plastic littering as well as the
inefficient use of this resource. Moreover the session will discuss potential
national reduction targets, in the form of economic instruments or market
restrictions, aimed at reducing the consumption of lightweighet plastic carrier
bags.

The
consultation session will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 2pm, at Europe House,
254, St Paul's Street, Valletta.

Should you be interested in attending but haven't registered yet, kindly apply on

by not later than Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at noon.

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