Tina Ajdič, Senior Adviser and Expert on Circular Economy, ADS Insight
Tina Ajdič helps public and private organizations understand the EU policies and legislation.
Tina is Senior Adviser at ADS Insight responsible for coordinating the circular economy team. She focuses on EU policies on circular economy, plastics, waste management, as well as other sustainability issues. She has been leading extensive advocacy campaigns for clients, for example on the revision of the EU waste legislation and the adoption of the Single-Use Plastics Directive. She was nominated as one of Best EU Consultants in Brussels in 2020 and has been speaking at various international conferences and events on EU circular economy policies. Before joining ADS Insight, Tina had been working in the Cabinet of the Commissioner for Environment, in the European Parliament, as well as at the UN in Geneva.
Overview of SUPD legislative framework
Tina will provide an overview of the EU Directive 2019/904 on Single-use Plastics (SUPD). She will explain the objectives and the key legal requirements stemming from this Directive, such as bans for certain single-use plastic products, expanded Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) requirements, separate collection obligation, mandatory recycled content for beverage bottles, and other measures. She will mention the ongoing discussions on the SUPD implementing acts which are currently being developed, and future EU priorities in the field of plastics and circular economy.