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By 2030 all plastic packaging within the EU will need to be recyclable or reusable. But the devil of how this goal can be achieved lies in the detail. Read more

CEFLEX has launched an open consultation to hear from the wider flexible packaging industry and other interested parties Read more

Düsseldorf’s giant K show is the world’s biggest plastics event, and its three-yearly cycle serves as a snapshot of how the industry is shifting. Tim Sykes visited K 2019 to pick out some key packaging trends and takeaways. Read more

Plastics company Supravis Group S.A. has announced its membership of CEFLEX, alongside the reveal of two new sustainable packaging solutions. Read more

What's the most sustainable path to a circular economy? Should we prioritise recycling or reuse? In the fifth and final film from the Sustainable Packaging Summit 2019 Tim Sykes leads a panel discussion featuring PepsiCo, P&G, CEFLEX and TerraCycle Read more

In the second of five films, Dana Mosora shares the progress made by CEFLEX, as the European flexibles value chain unites to map out and realise a viable circular economy with universal collection and recycling of flexible packaging Read more

The countdown is on for the live Sustainability Awards 2019 ceremony. In anticipation, we explore the 25 standout solutions that made it to the finals, handpicked by our independent, expert judging panel. Read more

Ahead of the Sustainability Awards 2019 ceremony at FachPack on 25th September, here are the 25 finalists competing for the top sustainability prizes in packaging Read more

Tim Sykes talks to Nestlé's Sokhna Gueye about the brand owner's sustainability challenges, the value chain collaborations and innovation required to meet them, and her experiences as an active participant in the CEFLEX project. Read more

The elite international, independent jury has completed round one of its deliberations – and we can now reveal the 25 finalists competing for the packaging Sustainability Awards 2019. Read more

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At FachPack this September Packaging Europe will be presenting the Sustainable Packaging Summit, exploring contrasting approaches to a Circular Economy in packaging and how to choose the appropriate path Read more

Ahead of his keynote at the Global Packaged Summit, PepsiCo VP Chris Daly spoke to Tim Sykes about the environmental challenges for packaged goods and the need to follow a multi-dimensional, long-term roadmap to meet them. Read more

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PepsiCo VP (and Sustainability Awards judge) Chris Daly spoke to Tim Sykes about the environmental challenges for packaged goods and the need to follow a multi-dimensional, long-term roadmap to meet them. Read more

For 2 years CEFLEX worked quietly on mapping a flexibles circular economy. Now it's ready to share its detailed vision and direction of travel. Tim Sykes was privileged as the first journalist to attend its general meeting – and left deeply impressed Read more

The most important global competition promoting sustainable packaging innovation is open for submissions. A short introduction to the biggest Sustainability Awards to date. Read more

Last year saw great strides in the construction of a circular economy in plastics, mapping out how to marry design for recycling with a viable market for PCR. But some suggest that even universal recycling of plastics would be no panacea. Read more

In this week's video we anticipate the launch of CCEP’s Loop trial, share our discoveries from the latest CEFLEX circular economy for flexible packaging meeting and spotlight a reverse innovation model towards circular economy. Read more

Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging. Read more

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The embryonic PCEP project is starting to take shape. On taking on the role of chairman in December 2018, David Baker spoke to Tim Sykes about the organisation’s aims and the conclusions of its recent workshop Read more

CEFLEX, the consortium of companies, associations and organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy in Europe, by designing and advancing better system solutions, has reached a new landmark. Read more

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