SUPD – label on paper cups with a plastic coating.
The law for packaging in EU countries to combat the level of marine litter.
The Single Use Plastic Directive (SUPD) requires standard — Plastic in Product — markings for a range of packaging items made partly of plastic, including paper cups. Perfectly readable and indelible labels are necessary, regardless of the plastic content.
This is what the labeling of products made partly of plastic should look like:
Here you will find the labeling regulation:
It is based on the Single Use Plastic Directive:
Here’s what you need to know:
Here’s what you need to know: Paper cups delivered to customers in EU countries before July 3, 2021 may be sold without the label.
Paper cups delivered to and sold in EU countries after July 3, 2021 must have the label. Products may be labeled with stickers until July 4, 2022. The label must state the language of the country in which the product is used.
All paper cups will be required to be labeled, i.e. whether they are made of cardboard with PE or PLA coating.