European Commission

Attached plastic lids: Recycling revolution or consumer catastrophe?

With recycling and sustainability increasingly becoming one of the highest priorities for consumers across the globe, as well as the…

EU tables plans to tackle “greenwashing”

The European Commission today (22 March) proposed “common criteria” businesses should follow to tackle false ‘green’ claims made on products…

EU packaging regulation proposals need ‘more flexibility’

In a recent policy debate on the proposed revision of EU legislation on packaging and packaging waste, Environment ministers from…

European tube suppliers benefit from nearsourcing as tube market grew 2% in 2022

The European tube market remained robust in 2022, with deliveries of tubes increasing by 2% and the European Tube Manufacturers…

Irish wine health warning labels likely to impact European alcohol sales

The Government of Ireland’s proposal to introduce a mandatory health warning label on wine bottles has faced stiff opposition from…