EPR

EPR scheme: DEFRA urges industry cooperation, reveals levied materials

The proposed Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme continues to be a source of contention for the packaging industry. The EPR…

Towards a more regenerative model in packaging waste in Asia

Asia’s strong economic growth, rapid urbanisation and dominance as a plastics producer have made it the world's top growth market…

The UK government’s sustainable packaging policies

Globally, individuals are becoming more conscious of their impact on the environment, particularly in the realm of packaging. The UK…

Valpak recruits retail packaging expert to enhance EPR support

Valpak has hired retail packaging expert Lorraine Wilson to enhance the company’s support for businesses implementing data-driven packaging choices. Valpak…

Is compostable packaging the future for single-use plastics?

1 January 2023 saw the UK replace its previous packaging waste regulations with the new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) legislation…