Microplastics – Unintentionally Released – European Commission Launches Public Consultation

On February 22, 2022, the European Commission “… launched a public consultation on how best to reduce the amount of unintentionally released microplastics into the environment … https://ec.europa.eu/environment/news/microplastics-public-consultation-2022-02-22_en and https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12823-Microplastics-pollution-measures-to-reduce-its-impact-on-the-environment/public-consultation_en … This public consultation will support the European Commission’s initiative on Microplastics pollution – measures to reduce impacts on the environment, a key deliverable of the Circular Economy Action Plan and the Zero Pollution Action Plan. The consultation focusses on sources which are known to release the largest quantity of microplastics are plastic pellets, synthetic textiles and tyres …” #MicroPlastics #SingleUsePlastic #PlasticWaste