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EUROPEN newsletter – May 2023
A rundown of European Commission proposals ahead of the EU elections
The Circular Economy Package & The Green Deal Industry Plan
The single market: enabler of circularity
On 30 November 2022, the European Commission published its proposal for a revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. Listen to Francesca Stevens, EUROPEN’s Secretary General, sharing her initial thoughts and EUROPEN’s perspective on the proposal.
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members representing the entire packaging value chain
packaging materials: glass, metal, paper & cardboard, plastics, wood
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How does packaging help maintaining the sterility of medical devices?💉
@amcorpackaging's Daniel Roiz explains how sterile barrier #packaging plays a 🗝️ role to maintain the sterility & integrity of #medicaldevices & ensure successful medical procedures.
We are delighted to support this year’s #GEN_E event with the EUROPEN Market Expansion Award 🏆
We can’t wait to meet inspired and inspiring young students from all over Europe on Wednesday!
#Gen_E 2023 is coming soon!
Get ready on the 24th May at 10 am CEST to follow the Official Virtual Opening at https://gen-e.eu/
⏰ Clock is ticking! In two weeks time, the EUROPEN Market Expansion Award competition will take place.
🎂 To mark the 30th anniversary of the #SingleMarket, we have teamed up with @JA_Europe to launch the 1st edition of the Award.
Join us on 7 June for the award ceremony! 👇
Need some packaging updates? EUROPEN has your back!
🆕📰 Our first Newsletter of the year is out and gives you the latest on all things #packaging.
🖱️ Click here or the link below to read our Newsletter: https://tinyurl.com/mtuxzvh9
As co-legislators discuss moving away from the internal market legal basis of the #PPWR, the #packaging industry stressed in a joint letter that this will increase fragmentation of the union market.
@Fran_Stevens reflects on the importance of the #singlemarket 👇
📢 Today, over 120 industry associations from the #packaging value chain urge the co-legislators to safeguard the internal market legal basis of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (#PPWD).
📰Read the full statement here: https://tinyurl.com/38pw49w9
📅 Next week, the Go Circular Business Summit is taking place in Rotterdam to discuss two major challenges presented to the industry in the transition to a plastic #circulareconomy: how to prevent #waste from being created, and what to do with said waste 👇
📢🆕On @EURACTIV today: Packaging sustainability needs #infrastructure & a strong #singlemarket, by EUROPEN's @Fran_Stevens.
" The revision of Europe’s #packaging legislation can be a game-changer to advance packaging #sustainability across the EU"
The revision of Europe’s packaging legislation can be a game-changer to advance packaging sustainability across the EU, writes Francesca Siciliano Stevens, Secretary General at @EUROPEN_ORG.
The primary purpose of packaging is to protect food. However, this shouldn't come at the cost of the planet 🌎
Waste prevention is a key part of the #PPWR proposal. @Europen_org’s EU Public Affairs & Communications Manager goes into more detail 👇 #SustainableGoals
📅 Next week, the Packaging Waste & Sustainability Forum will kick-off in Brussels.
EUROPEN will be present as part of the panel discussion on:
👉 "Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation overhaul: Moving towards #reusable and #recyclable #packaging"
📢 EUROPEN has been racking its brain to find the proper way to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the EU #SingleMarket 🇪🇺
We are delighted to partner with @JA_Europe’s entrepreneurship festival #Gen_E & to have contributed to the creation of the EUROPEN Market Expansion Award.
We are happy to share that Sources ALMA has joined EUROPEN!
We look forward to working together and to have their valuable insights on all things #packaging.
Let's get started! 🎉
🆕The EUROPEN family is expanding!
Happy to have @TotalCorbionPLA on board as our newest member, we look forward to working together 🤝
🔎 A deep dive into the PPWR – What about Compliance?
#Compliance: What does the European Commission #Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation proposal (#PPWR) suggest?
📽 Watch the video to get an overview of the measures introduced by the European Commission.
🔎A deep dive into the PPWR – What about Labelling?
The Commission’s Packaging & #Packaging Waste Regulation proposal (#PPWR) puts forward the requirement to establish EU-wide mandatory sorting instructions for consumers.
🔊Listen for more on #labelling 👇
🔎A deep dive into the PPWR – What about Recycled Content?
A key objective of the European Commission Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (#PPWR) proposal is to promote and increase the use of secondary raw materials in #packaging.
🔊Listen for more!
🔎 A deep dive into the PPWR – What about Reuse?
The Commission proposal for a Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (#PPWR) introduces measures to incentivise the #reuse and #refill of #packaging.
📺 Have a look at our video to get an update on reuse measures 👇
📢 In a week from now, EUROPEN's Secretary General
@Fran_Stevens will be talking about the new #Packaging & Packaging #Waste Regulation (#ppwr) proposal at PLD Paris, as part of the Paris Packaging Week taking part on 25 & 26 January.
🖱 Register here: https://tinyurl.com/3f2wb7a8
🔎A deep dive into the PPWR – What about Recyclability?
Have a look at the video below to discover what the #Packaging and Packaging #Waste Regulation (#PPWR) proposal has in store for #recyclability ♻️