Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Ceisteanna (172, 173)

Eoin Ó Broin

Ceist:

172. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if he or his predecessor supported the 90% separate collection target by 2025 for plastic beverage bottles contained in Article 9 of the single-use plastics directive at European Council meetings. [5879/19]

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Eoin Ó Broin

Ceist:

173. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the amendments tabled at European Council meetings on the proposal for a directive on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment regarding Article 9 of the single-use plastics directive. [5880/19]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Communications)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 172 and 173 together.

Ireland has fully supported the ambition of the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment from the outset, including the 90% collection target contained in Article 9. Ireland tabled no amendments to Article 9 of the Proposal for a Directive.