EU POLICY

EUROPEAN PACKAGING WASTE LEGISLATION

The European legal framework for packaging products is mainly based on the European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste (PPWD) which was reviewed in 2018 as part of the Circular Economy Package and will be implemented by the Member States by 2020.

SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION (SCP)

The European Commission has proposed a package of actions aimed at improving the environmental performance of products and stimulating the demand for more sustainable goods and production technologies. EU industry will be encouraged to take up new opportunities and innovate...

FOOD CONTACT

The regulation of food contact materials in the EU is currently in a state of development, with various aspects still subject to national provisions. General rules that are applicable to all food contact materials are described in the EU framework Regulation on Food Contact Materials...