Europe’s Greens are on the ropes

“What is important,” said a Greens/EFA official who spoke on condition of anonymity, “is that we…

Rishi Sunak’s Brexit deal is up and running. It’s ‘cataclysmic’ for UK food exports

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. LONDON — When Rishi Sunak…

Single-use fast-food packaging hangs in the balance

LILLE, France — Throwaway fast food packaging is under notice in the EU. Or, at least,…

EU packaging plan must respect the role of recycling, reuse and refill  

The coming weeks will be key for the beverage and packaging industries, and for European consumers.…

Let’s not waste chance for lasting change in packaging trade

It’s clear that if we want to protect our planet, we have no choice but to…

New EU packaging rules can only work if they are fair for all

Simon Spillane, Director, The Brewers of Europe The European Union has rightly identified packaging as an…

Unpacking EU packaging regulations 

When we first launched Together for Sustainable Packaging — an alliance of businesses and associations from…

No silver bullet: Packaging waste plans wrong to prioritize reuse over recycling, finds report

When I was last in Brussels in February to talk with people about PPWR (the EU’s…

Making reusables rock’n’roll: Festivals struggle with switch to sustainable

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. Reusable cups and utensils don’t…

Act now: Amendments to packaging rules will cause ‘flood of plastic’ pollution

Imagine you are in charge of regulating packaging in the European Union. You are bringing some…