Sweden suggests new tax for plastics cups and packaging from November 2021

The Swedish government proposes new legislation for a plastic tax, applicable to one-time plastic cups and food packaging. Each plastic cup will cost 5 kronor more, while each food packaging will be taxed 7 kronor. Food that must be packed using one-time plastics, such as yoghurt, will be exempted. Non-biodegradable plastics are a major threat to ecology. Last year (2019) the European Union adopted a directive to ban the use of some one-use plastics, such…

"Sweden suggests new tax for plastics cups and packaging from November 2021"

Immigrating to Sweden: an introduction

This is a brief guide for reference only. If you have more questions, or want immigration advice, please contact Swedenmarker Facebook page. Work You normally need a confirmed employment by a Swedish company before applying for a visa (officially called a residence permit, uppehållstillstånd). The company must pay you at least the minimum salary as listed on the collective bargaining contract applicable for your industry. Four insurances are also required: life, medical, workplace accident and…

"Immigrating to Sweden: an introduction"