An email was sent on 20 October 2021 informing about the ban on the sale of single-use plastics in the Republic of Slovenia and will be subsequently required in all EU countries.

As of 6 September 2021, a new law entered into force in Slovenia Ban the placing on the market of certain single-use plastic products and innovations in the labelling of certain other plastic products.


In order to reduce pollution in Europe's seas, waters and coasts, the the sale of the following plastic products is prohibited:

  • cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks);
  • Plates;
  • straws;
  • cotton swabs;
  • drink stirrers;
  • rods for fixing and supporting the balloons;
  • food containers and cups made of expanded polystyrene;
  • Oxo-degradable plastic products.

The regulation also includes mandatory product labellingwhich must be clearly visible, legible and indelible on the packaging or directly on the product.

Labelling informs consumers about proper waste management, harmful environmental impacts and the presence of plastics in the product.

Mandatory labelling plastic products applies to:

  • hygiene products (sanitary napkins, tampons and tampon applicators);
  • moisturising wipes;
  • tobacco products with filters;
  • Drink cups.

In view of the above and in case you have any of the prohibited products in your offer, Download the banned products from the website as soon as possible or mark them as instructed no later than 25.10.2021.

All the above is contained in Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council, in particular in Articles 5 and 7.

The ban on the sale of single-use plastic products will gradually come into force in other EU countries if they have not yet adopted the Directive.


On 6 September 2021, a regulation on the ban on the sale of single-use plastics and the labelling of certain plastic products came into force in the Republic of Slovenia.

In order to reduce pollution in Europe's seas, waters and coasts, the the sale of the following plastic products is prohibited:

  • cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks);
  • plates;
  • straws;
  • cotton buds;
  • drink stirrers;
  • rods to hold and support the balloons;
  • food containers and cups made of expanded polystyrene;
  • oxo-degradable plastic products.

The Regulation also contains mandatory labelling of productswhich will be clearly visible, legible and indelible on the packaging or directly on the product.
The label informs the consumer about the appropriate way to dispose of the waste, the adverse environmental impacts and the presence of plastics in the product.

Mandatory marking plastic products apply to:

  • hygiene products (sanitary towels, tampons and tampon applicators);
  • wet wipes;
  • tobacco products with filters;
  • beverage cups.

In view of the above and in case you have any of the prohibited products in your offer, you must Download the products immediately from the website or mark them according to the instructions by 25.10.2021 at the latest.

All of the above is the content of Directive 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council, specifically Articles 5 and 7.
The ban on the sale of single-use plastics will gradually be required in other EU countries, if this has not already been done.


On 6 September 2021, the Regulation on the ban on the sale of single-use plastics and the labelling of certain plastic products came into force in the Republic of Slovenia.

In order to reduce pollution of Europe's seas, waters and coastlines, the following plastic products are banned from sale:

  • cutlery (forks, knives, spoons, chopsticks);
  • plates;
  • straws;
  • cotton buds;
  • drink stirrers;
  • sticks for holding and supporting balloons;
  • food containers and cups made of expanded polystyrene;
  • products made of oxo-degradable plastics.


The Regulation also includes mandatory labelling of products, which shall be clearly visible, legible and indelible on the packaging or directly on the product.
The labelling informs consumers about the appropriate way to manage waste, the adverse environmental impacts and the presence of plastics in the product.


Mandatory labelling of plastic products applies to:

  • hygiene products (sanitary towels, tampons and tampon applicators);
  • wet wipes;
  • tobacco products with filters;
  • beverage cups.

In view of the above and in case you have any of the prohibited products in your offer, please download the banned products from the website or mark them as instructed as soon as possible or by 25.10.2021 at the latest.


All of the above is contained in Directive 2019/904 of the European Parliament and of the Council, specifically Articles 5 and 7.
A ban on the sale of single-use plastics will gradually be required in other EU countries if this has not already been done.

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