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  • 07 February 2018
    Circular economy? Not without the Internal Market!

    Without oversight, the implementation of the circular economy package entails a huge risk of read more

  • 29 January 2018
    Continuous environmental improvement of the Packaging Supply Chain in Europe: corporate initiatives/commitments of EUROPEN members

    In view of the publication of the EU Plastics Strategy and the European Commission’s launch read more

  • 18 October 2017
    129 National and EU industries call to safeguard the Internal Market for Packaging and Packaged Goods in the Circular Economy Package

    The signatories of this statement call on the European Parliament, Council and Commission to read more

  • 18 April 2018
    EUROPEN welcomes strengthened legal framework for EPR and strong Internal Market safeguards in the adopted Circular Economy Package

    Brussels, 18 April 2018 – EUROPEN welcomes today’s adoption by the European Parliament read more

  • 16 January 2018
    EUROPEN welcomes EU Plastics Strategy’s call for strengthened and harmonised packaging waste management systems in Europe

    Brussels, 16 January 2018 – EUROPEN welcomes the EU’s Plastics Strategy as an important read more

  • 18 October 2017
    127 industry organisations urge the EU to safeguard the Internal Market for packaging and packaged goods

    Brussels, 18 October 2017 – In view of the forthcoming inter-institutional negotiations to 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



  • EUROPEN Newsletter

    The latest issue of the EUROPEN Newsletter is available for members in the members area of the website.

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