ALERTS: STATE AID - EUROPEAN UNION - FRANCE - STATE RESOURCES - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION - WASTE

Environment protection: The Court of Justice of the European Union, in ruling out, subject to verification, any transfer of State resources, considers that the French system of recycling and treatment of waste from textile products, household linen and shoes should not, in principle, be regarded as State aid (Eco TLC)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 21 October 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered a judgment in Case C-556/19 (Société Eco TLC v Minister for Ecological and Solidarity Transition) https://lactu-concurrence.us14.list... following a reference for a preliminary ruling from the French Conseil d'État. At the heart of the present case is the extended producer responsibility scheme set up in France for the management of waste from textile products, household linen and footwear (TLC products). The aim of this scheme is for producers of products to assume financial and, possibly, organisational responsibility for the management of the waste phase of the life cycle of the

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Alain Ronzano, Environment protection: The Court of Justice of the European Union, in ruling out, subject to verification, any transfer of State resources, considers that the French system of recycling and treatment of waste from textile products, household linen and shoes should not, in principle, be regarded as State aid (Eco TLC), 21 October 2020, Concurrences N° 4-2020, Art. N° 97574, www.concurrences.com

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