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  • How Notpla achieved its ‘first and only plastic free material’ certification from the Dutch Government

  • European Parliament revises PPWR to reduce waste, enhance safety, and more

  • Nestlé investment opens new recycling plant for flexible plastic packaging

  • Amazon announces 100% recyclable delivery packaging across entire European network

  • What do we need the UN’s legally binding instrument on plastic pollution to actually do?

  • Illuminating Unilever’s roadmap to plastic reduction

  • Nestlé gives update on sustainable packaging progress


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Winners of the Sustainability Awards 2023 announced!

At the Sustainable Packaging Summit in Amsterdam, the winners of this year’s Sustainability Awards, the most prestigious global competition for sustainable packaging innovation, have just been announced – and for the first time in Sustainability Awards history, joint winners have taken home prizes in two of the categories!

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Shining a spotlight on the PPWR


Following the European parliament’s adoption of amendments to the European Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), Tim Sykes speaks to Avery Dennison’s policy specialists Emilie Bartolini and Alena Maran to get their take on implications for the value chain, challenges and opportunities and the company’s actions to ‘PPWR-proof’ itself and ...