Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting all correspondence (including letter and emails) and documents (position papers etc) exchanged between Plastics Europe and DG Environment which discussed a possible voluntary commitment by industry, to be included in the Commission’s “European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy”.
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Plesae can you let me know when I will receive a response to this? It is overdue.
Thanks. Yours faithfully,
Dear Ms Cann,
Please find here attached an advance copy of our reply to these requests.
It’s registered under Ares(2018)2349006.
Thank you for these documents.
Please could you clarify whether the breakfast for CEOs was held on 20 September 2017 or 26 September as both dates are mentioned.
Additionally, the following meetings are listed as having occurred in 2018. Please could you clarify if this is correct or whether in fact they took place in 2017:
25/01/2018 Oxo- biodegradable Plastics Association
3/02/2018 Plastics Recyclers Europe
3/02/2018 European Bioplastics
21/03/2018 CEFIC (seminar)
11/09/2018 Cosmetics Europe
Thanks in advance.
The date of the CEOs breakfast and of the Stakeholder conference
'Reinventing Plastics' is the 26 September 2017.
And here are the correct dates for the listed meetings:
25/01/2017 Oxo- biodegradable Plastics Association
3/02/2017 Plastics Recyclers Europe
3/02/2017 European Bioplastics
21/03/2017 CEFIC (seminar)
11/09/2017 Cosmetics Europe
Thanks very much indeed.