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27.11.2017

The role of packaging in meeting the objectives of the circular economy

Joke Schauvliege, the Flemish Minister for Environment, Nature and Agriculture, shares her view on the role of packaging in EU's circular economy: Does Europe need more ambitious recycling targets to...
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27.11.2017

The role of packaging in meeting the objectives of the circular economy

Mark Demesmaeker, Member of the European Parliament, shares his view on the role of packaging in EU's circular economy: Does Europe need more ambitious recycling targets to achieve the objectives of...
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27.11.2017

What more needs to be done to achieve a circular economy in packaging?

Different stakeholders share their views on what more needs to be done to achieve a circular economy in packaging?   Kęsţutis Sadauskas, Director for Circular Economy & Green Growth, European Commi...
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22.11.2017

Success factors for packaging in a circular economy

As the European Commission, Parliament and Council enter the final phase of their discussions on the review of EU waste legislation, including the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD), negot...
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17.11.2017

Industry calls for all packaging to be separately collected to increase recycling

Dear Sir/Madam, The undersigned industries call for your support in the ongoing Trilogue discussions on the Waste Legislative Package to ensure that all used packaging is collected separately. Our...
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12.09.2017

Beverage carton recycling on the rise in Europe

In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverag...
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12.09.2017

Beverage carton recycling on the rise in Europe

In 2016, the European Union recycled 47 percent of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or some 430.000 tonnes, according to the latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverag...
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18.05.2017

ACE visit: following the journey of beverage cartons from collection to recycling

On the 10th of May, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) organised a field visit to a waste sorting centre and a recycling plant. Representatives from EU Member States, European...
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14.03.2017

European Parliament takes major step towards a viable EU Circular Economy

The members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the European Parliament’s vote on the revision of EU waste legislation, which recognises the benefits of bio-based...
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25.01.2017

MEPs demonstrate their commitment to transition Europe towards a Circular Economy

Members of The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) welcome the vote of the ENVI Committee on changes to EU waste legislation, which recognises the benefits of bio-based materials a...
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