The products to be banned are:
plastic drink stirrers
plastic balloon holders other than balloons for industrial or other professional use
food containers made of expanded polystyrene (styrofoam)
expanded polystyrene beverage containers, as well as their lids and covers
cups of expanded polystyrene (styrofoam) for drinks, as well as their lids and covers
products made of oxidizable plastic.
For the General Government Bodies, the ban on the use of the above disposable plastic products is valid since February 1, 2021.
Also, from July 3, 2021, mandatory packaging marking of the following plastic products is provided for:
Sanitary napkins, tampons and tampon applicators
Tobacco products with filter and filters for use in combination with tobacco products
In this way the consumer is informed about:
the appropriate product management options such as waste or the disposal methods that should be avoided for that product according to the waste hierarchy.
the presence of plastics in the product and the consequent adverse environmental effects of their disposal.