European Commission seeks feedback on roadmaps for review of REACH and CLP regulations until June 1
Maximum plastic content will be 15% in July 2021, 8% in January 2024, and 0% in January 2026, pending an evaluation to be performed in 2024
Seven substances proposed to be included in authorization list
UK summary of a public consultation finds that biobased plastic packaging can be problematic, while biodegradable/compostable could be beneficial in specific uses
France will ban non-compostable labels on fruits and vegetables as of January 1, 2022
With just over a month to go till the online ELF, we have completed a full cycle since the outbreak of the Pandemic here in Europe. What looked like a converging pattern of slowing growth between the general economy and our industry since 2017, abruptly ended a year ago. At that time, the label industry turned ‘north’ after the outbreak in March 2020, where the European economy went ‘south’.
Label Academy, the global training provider for the label and package printing industry, recently hosted its third virtual master classes, this time covering brand protection and anti-counterfeiting.
FINAT, the European association for the self-adhesive label industry cordially invites you to join them for a week-long forum and festival of events taking stock of the past year.
Germany notified the WTO or their intention to restrict FCMs made from recycled paper and board, unless the MOAH migration is below a threshold, or a functional barrier is present
A report from the UN Environment Programme adresses single-use plastic products from a life cycle approach, concluding that major systemic changes are necessary at all stakeholder levels