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  • 02 March 2016
    EUROPEN’s policy recommendations to maximise the benefits of a Circular Economy in Europe

    EUROPEN supports the growth and competitiveness objectives of the Circular Economy and much read more

  • 23 February 2016
    Circular Economy: EUROPEN recommendations on the EU legislative proposals for the PPWD and WFD

    EUROPEN supports the objectives of the Circular Economy package and much of the content of read more

  • 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

  • 24 May 2016
    EUROPEN calls for clear EPR legal framework and strong Internal Market safeguard in Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

    BRUSSELS, 24 May 2016 – Speaking at a multi-stakeholder event on the Circular Economy Package read more

  • 02 March 2016
    Packaging supply chain calls for strengthened protection of the Internal Market in waste proposals

    Brussels, 2 March 2016 – Ahead of Friday’s EU Environment ministerial debate on the Circular 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

  • 23 February 2016
    Circular Economy: EUROPEN recommendations on the EU legislative proposals for the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and Waste Framework Directive

    February 2016 - EUROPEN recommendations on the EU legislative proposals for the Packaging and 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

  • 31 March 2016
    European and National Legislation on Packaging and the Environment

    This updated ‘legislation book’ provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the EU 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



  • 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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