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  • 25 January 2016
    The Circular Economy Package: the distinct case of packaging & packaging waste within the wider EU waste policy framework

    The Circular Economy Package promises to be an important driver for sustainable growth and read more

  • 09 December 2015
    Packaging supply chain welcomes Circular Economy Package - EUROPEN preliminary views on the legislative proposals for the WFD and PPWD

    The Circular Economy Package and Commission proposals are an important step towards further read more

  • 26 November 2015
    A well functioning EU Internal Market is a precondition for a competitive, resource-efficient and growth-oriented Circular Economy

    How to move away from linear production and consumption to a circular economy? To an economic read more

  • 18 January 2016
    EUROPEN appoints Gwendoline Riou as its EU Public Affairs and Communications Manager

    Brussels, 18 January 2016 – Today, EUROPEN - the European Organization for Packaging and read more

  • 10 December 2015
    Packaging supply chain welcomes the Circular Economy Package and presents its preliminary views on the WFD and PPWD legislative proposals

    Brussels, 10 December 2015 – EUROPEN calls the Circular Economy Package and Commission proposals read more

  • 02 December 2015
    EUROPEN welcomes the European Commission’s holistic approach towards a competitive and resource efficient Circular Economy

    Brussels, 2 December 2015 – Today the Commission published its Circular Economy package. read more

  • 13 April 2015
    EUROPEN Policy Recommendations for the EU’s Circular Economy Package

    April 2015 – EUROPEN policy recommendations for a competitive, resource-efficient and growth-oriented read more

  • 23 March 2015
    Guidance on how to consistently address packaging in the context of the European Commission Product Environmental Footprint methodology (PEF)

    23 March 2015 - EUROPEN recommends using the Global Protocol on Packaging and Sustainability read more

  • 20 January 2015
    Factsheet on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for used packaging

    20 January 2015 - EUROPEN’s factsheet aims to address the frequently asked questions on Extended read more

  • 06 May 2015
    EUROPEN's Impact Assessment: The European Commission´s Proposed Changes to the Calculation Method for National Packaging Recycling Rates

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  • 18 September 2014
    Economic Instruments in Packaging and Packaging Waste Policy

    This booklet presents a comprehensive overview of the existing economic instruments in packaging read more

  • 28 March 2014
    EurActiv-EUROPEN special report, "Towards a Resource Efficient Europe"

    EurActiv’s special report on the workshop organized with the support of EUROPEN on “EPR read more



  • OPEN - the EUROPEN Newsletter

    OPEN - the EUROPEN Newsletter brings you news and policy updates on packaging and the environment.

    This latest issue brings you an update on the Circular Economy package, interviews with Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Sirpa Pietikäinen and waste management & recycling consultancies, cyclos/HTP, sharing expert views for a clearer single EU methodology for calculating national packaging recycling rates, and much more.

    Subscribe here to receive the next EUROPEN Newsletter.

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