The new tax on plastic bags will go into effect on march 1, 2021, and is going to do each of the grocery bag into the plastic, which you will take with you from the store, three more and each of the smaller plastic bag with the 30-penny prices. This is according to the Swedish federation of Trade, who calls the proposal ”a waste of time” when it comes to the impact on the environment.
up against a brick wall. In a letter to the European parliament Gwenole Cozigou, the deputy director-general of the Directorate-general for internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and smes small and medium-sized enterprises in the Swedish definition of a ”plastbärkasse” is not in conformity with the directive on packaging and packaging waste in the EUROPEAN union.
The Swedish lawmakers are targeted not only at laptops and shopping bags made entirely out of plastic, but also paper carrier bags”, as in, more than negligible extent, is composed of plastic”.
this is not part of the EU's packaging directive. Nor does the English definition of ”plastics” fall under the directive, which the EUROPEAN union has been established.
In his letter, invites the acting director-general of the Swedish authorities to take into account the comments received before proceeding with its proposed legislation.
According to the government, the new tax would provide 2.7 billion dollars per year in tax revenue. The revenue will be used to reduce the tax burden on labour, writes the NATIONAL.<