A plastic word. Ups and downs in the national application of directive 2019/904/EU


1. Introduction
2. The EU reparatory approach and the extended producer responsibility scheme
3. Directive 2019/904/EU: prevention and reduction of plastic waste into the environment
3.1 What is missing at EU level?
4. The different models of transposition of directive 2019/904/EU into national and regional law
4.1 Virtuous countries banning single use plastic products
4.2 The least efficient States. What is lacking?
4.3 Local implementation of single use plastic regulations
5. The Italian case
5.1 Italian regional regulations: pioneering the elimination of disposable plastics
5.2 Trade union and bathing establishment ordinances on plastic. The case of Italian administrative jurisprudence
6. Conclusions

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