Plastics: Labelling:Written question - HL16663

Asked by Baroness Quin
Asked on: 25 June 2019
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Plastics: Labelling
To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration, if any, they have given to introducing legislation to require wet wipes and similar products to list the proportion of plastics in their composition.
Answered on: 09 July 2019

The Government recognises the importance of introducing requirements to inform and influence consumers on the appropriate use and disposal of products containing plastic. The Resources and Waste Strategy published in December 2018 makes commitments to develop mandatory labelling requirements and this work is underway. This includes wet wipes.

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