Continued cross-border and inter-country movement of cartonboard and carton packaging is essential for the continued safe distribution of food and pharmaceutical packaging during the COVID-19 crisis.
From the European paper and board industries’ perspective, the fitness-check should focus on the three following issues (fitness check):
Feedback on the roadmap on the impact assessment on proposal for a regulation on deforestation and forest degradation – reducing the impact of products placed on the EU markets
European paper and board industry welcomes the European Commission efforts in seeking proportionate and targeted actions to reduce the impacts of products that are imported to the EU and that are associated with deforestation.
As part of the drive to increase the circular economy and tackle the problem of packaging waste, Veolia is launching a Sustainable Packaging Academy. Designed to close the link between producers and recyclers, it says this new initiative will provide businesses with the opportunity to better understand packaging circularity and future-proof packaging design.