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Single Use Plastic for Members

The single use plastic (SUP) directive 2019 forms part of the EU’s Plastic Strategy having been transposed into Irish Law on 3 July 2021. The main aim of the single use plastic directive is to reduce the impact of certain plastic products on the environment.

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What is single use plastic?

Single use plastic products are made wholly or partly from plastic and are typically intended to be used       once or for a short period of time before they are thrown away. 

The single use plastic directive restricts certain items from being placed on the market where there is an alternative material available. 

Who reports the single use plastic?

Single use plastic tonnages are reported by the:

•    Converter i.e. the company in Ireland that makes single use plastic items or
•    Importer of empty or filled single use plastic or
•    Foreign Online retailer (exclude if sold/supplied to a Repak Member who is the importer)

No deminimus applies
•         Covers both packaging and non packaging
•         Covers plastic from Producers outside the State

Single Use Plastic Portal

An email invitation will be sent to you, containing a link to register for our online portal. To access the portal, utilise the button provided below. Should you encounter any difficulties, please reach out to for assistance.

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Single Use Plastic documentation

Below you can access supporting documentation related to the single use plastic directive and our producer training manual.


Single use plastic producer list

Click here to view a list of our current single use plastic producers

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