Knife-edge ENVI vote to ban superfluous packaging may not be enough to save forests
Paper industry lobbyists expected to continue to push false narratives to try to remove the remaining positive elements of the Paper Packaging and Waste Regulation from the final version.
Can MEPs stop packaging and its waste from spinning out of control?
The Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation needs to reduce packaging, not shift from one damaging material to another.
What is the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive?
The PPWD, now being replaced by the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), outlines measures to prevent the production of packaging waste. These measures promote reuse of packaging and, where preventing packaging waste...
The PPWR: an opportunity to curb demand for pulp, or a threat to tropical forests?
Indonesian civil society groups offer real-life insights into what the increased demand for paper-based packaging means for forests and local communities.
Survey shows overwhelming majority of Europeans are troubled by the rise in paper and cardboard packaging
The EU should listen to its citizens not industry, and legislate to end the overpackaging crisis
France introduces mandatory re-use in restaurants, even as industry undermines EU efforts
France’s packaging law could offer practical insights for the EU’s new packaging Regulation
Poll: Europeans troubled by the rise of paper packaging and think governments are responsible for reducing it
Poll: Overwhelming majority of Europeans are troubled by the rise in paper and cardboard packaging, and three quarters think governments should be responsible for reducing it.
Packaging and especially disposable paper packaging...
The EU Packaging and Waste Regulation: A strong idea, which industry is already watering down
Lindsay Duffield of the Environmental Paper Network International explains why the new EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation could be a game changer, but warns that industry is lobbying hard to weaken targets.