Italian associations have teamed up to oppose tax

During a meeting held at K 2019, the three Presidents of the European plastics industry associations, Renato Zelcher (European Plastics Converters), Javier Constante (PlasticsEurope) and Ton Emans (Plastic Recyclers Europe), agreed to oppose the Italian Government’s tax proposal of €1,000 ($1,110) per tonne of plastics packaging. The proposed ‘Plastics Packaging Tax’ is likely to have…