PPWR

PPWR proposal: European packaging bodies highlight major concerns

On 22 November the European Parliament adopted its negotiating position on the Commission's proposal for the contentious packaging and packaging…

European water and soft drink industries call for priority access to recyclates in PPWR

As MEPs prepare to vote on the proposed EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), industry bodies UNESDA Soft Drinks…

Formable cellulose-based packaging could replace single-use plastic

In a pilot-scale trial to find alternative raw materials for rigid plastic packages, the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has discovered…

UNESDA reacts to European Parliament vote on PPWR

The European soft drinks sector, represented by UNESDA, has expressed its “deep concerns” with the outcome of the vote by…

New study presents roadmap for circular PET packaging in Europe

A new study published by system change company Systemiq presents a roadmap for achieving a high-circularity, low-emissions system for polyethene…

Aluminium Deutschland pushes back on EU packaging regulation

German-based packaging company Aluminium Deutschland (AD) has identified gaps in the EU’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). The regulation…