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Climate change 20-02-2002

Packaging standards discussion raises questions over “new approach”

DG Environment has in a recent working document outlined possible options concerning the future use of CEN standardisation for packaging waste. Stakeholders and Member States are being consulted on the document.
Climate change 08-01-2002

Commission launches online consultation on ‘New Approach’ Directives

The Commission has launched an online consultation concerning the functioning of so-called 'New Approach' directives on product regulation. Stakeholder input will be used to shape a Commission Communication that will set out proposals for improvements to the existing system.
Climate change 09-10-2000

Packaging industry defends CEN standards

EUROPEN, the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment, calls upon the Commission to adopt the CEN packaging standards.
Climate change 05-10-2000

Citizens’ organisations attack CEN packaging standards

The EEB and ANEC strongly criticised the recently drafted CEN standards for packaging and the packaging waste directive.