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Circular economy starts with the right design but it doesn’t end there

The world faces some formidable environmental challenges, from the climate crisis to plastic waste and deforestation, but they are not insurmountable. With a will, and with the right resources, we can tackle them. This is a task for all of...
Circular economy 24-01-2022

‘Flexible packaging’ – a test case for the EU’s recycling push

Lightweight soft packaging such as crisp packets or wrapping for chocolate bars are giving headaches to European recyclers who currently have little incentive to buy the collected material. The European Commission will seek to address this in July with its planned revision of the EU’s packaging and packaging waste directive.

Can packaging become climate-neutral?

Paper, plastic, tin or glass? As the European Commission readies a revision of the packaging and packaging waste directive, research highlights the positives and negatives of various packaging types.

On packaging recycling, EU aims to close the loop

Not all recycling is equal. As the European Commission prepares to revise the EU's packaging waste directive, policymakers want to remove degradation and waste from the process.
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The EU Forest Strategy and Low Carbon Packaging Solutions

Beverage cartons are a low carbon, recyclable packaging solution that supports the EU Green Deal ambitions and actively contributes to reducing a negative environmental impact by sourcing sustainable raw materials for its production.