EuPC signed, together with over 60 associations from the packaging value chain, a joint Industry Statement with regards to the approach taken by the European Commission in its revision of the EU rules on packaging and packaging waste.
We call for :
The recognition of the key role of recycling to achieve packaging circularity;
A clear framework to enable mandatory collection and recycling while scaling-up refill and reuse;
An enabling environment to massively increase investment in sorting and recycling infrastructure;
The preservation of packaging functionality and product safety.
The packaging industry shares the ambitious objectives of the European Green Deal and circular economy Action Plan 2.0 and is fully engaged in taking action to bring packaging sustainability to the next level.