packaging waste

Mondi has pledged to increase investment in research and development, and drive deeper collaboration throughout its supply chain to move away from non-renewable and non-recyclable plastic

Starbucks announced  that it plans to pull plastic straws from all 28,000 of its global locations by 2020.

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is widely used to produce plastic packaging, yet worldwide only around 20 per cent of this material makes its way to recycling plants with the rest either incinerated, disposed of in landfills or leaking into the natural environment.

BRUSSELS, 24 May 2016 – Speaking at a multi-stakeholder event on the Circular Economy Package (CEP) today, EUROPEN called on EU policymakers to secure a strong legal framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD). The packaging supply chain organisation also called for clarification of methodologies and definitions to ensure comparable data reporting among Member States based on known starting points.

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