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
France to change the labeling requirements for packaging concerning recyclability and sorting; changes to come in effect in 2022
The EEB published an informative overview of the status of initiatives in the Circular Economy Action Plan, one year after its publication
The French agency Anses proposes to include Bisphenol B in the list of SVHCs under REACH to avoid regrettable substitution of Bisphenol A and S; public consultation until April 23
AF&PA releases a guidance for recyclability of paper-based packaging aimed at designers and brand owners
83% of brand owners project that label purchase volumes will increase or remain the same in 2021 across all formats, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on supply chains. According to this year’s FINAT RADAR Brand Owner survey, 74% of companies anticipate that volumes will increase, despite 46% of firms revealing that they had experienced supply disruptions over the last ten months.
Labelexpo Europe will take place in April 2022, Labelexpo Americas in September 2022 and a new US Label Congress is announced for September 2021.
Today, 4 March 2021, it is exactly one year ago that we did not meet in Barcelona. After long deliberations late in February, the Board and organizing programme committee decided to pull the plug and postpone the Technical Seminar. Even though it would still take another week for the World Health Organisation WHO to declare the Pandemic on 11 March and lay the groundwork for drastic national and international health measures, including lockdowns, travel restrictions and social distancing commandments.
NGO publishes a report calling for the phasing out of chemicals of concern from new products to open new market opportunities
FCM regulation likely to be completely revised in an upcoming legislative proposal