The Commission wants national waste management plans to include national action to deal with sources of litter and all types of littering.

Producers whose products often enter the litter stream will be obliged to communicate about prevention of littering. And all member states will be required to ensure that littering becomes an offence punishable by law.

Texte AlternatifThe Summit scopes out the challenge, profiles key work in the field and brings together stakeholders from across the EU to discuss solutions and debate shared responsibility.

The event will conclude with a keynote speech from Commissioner Karmenu Vella and a panel debate that promises to be lively, on implementing shared responsibility.

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