Letter: Cooking the plastic books – EU must avoid opening the door to widespread use of creative accounting in recycled plastic content
ECOS and Rethink Plastic alliance campaigners sent a letter to European Commission and consultancy firm Eunomia asking for limits to ‘artificial’ mass-balance accounting method to be used for the accounting of recycled plastic content in beverage bottles.
Read the letter here.
Learn more about the mass balance approach to calculating plastic recycled content in our recent publications:
- Rethink Plastic alliance position paper – February 2021: Determining recycled content with the ‘mass balance approach’ 10 recommendations for development of methods and standards.
- Infographics booklet: Recycled content in plastics – The mass balance approach.