Policy Areas

SLIDE 1 When it comes to shaping a sustainable future for packaging with EU policy, we are stronger together.

EUROPEN is engaging in vibrant stakeholders’ discussions on a broad range of policy areas, shaping not only the future of packaging but also the future of European sustainability at large.

Visit our dedicated policy pages below to find our contribution to these important debates.

09 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021

Circular Economy Action Plan

At a glance By putting the accent on the combined goal of increasing sustainability and economic growth, the new Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP 2.0) sets the basis for an innovation-driven policy...
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09 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021

European Green Deal

At a glance The EU strives to be a global sustainability leader, by becoming the first continent to be climate neutral by 2050. The European Green Deal, the new growth strategy announced by the Europe...
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09 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021

Single Market

At a glance The Single Market is a foundation of the European project and is essential to the EU’s continued prosperity. The Single Market provides for harmonised legislation in the EU and guarantee...
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09 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021

Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive

At a glance The EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) is the centerpiece of EU legislation on packaging and packaging waste. The twin objectives of the Directive are to continuously improv...
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09 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021

Extended Producer Responsibility

At a glance Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a policy tool that extends the producer’s financial and/or operational responsibility for a product to include the management of the post-consum...
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09 Feb 2021
09 Feb 2021

Single Use Plastics Directive

At a glance The EU’s Plastics Strategy, launched by the European Commission in 2018, aims to transform the way plastic products are designed, produced, used and recycled. With regards to plastic pac...
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