May 24. 2024. 5:39

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EU’s packaging law – What’s next?


After the much-awaited proposal on the EU packaging and packaging waste directive (PPWD), the ball is in the court of EU lawmakers, who are now called to tie up loose ends and tweak the draft legislation.

The new PPWD framework sees a wide-ranging overhaul of the current law, including mandatory targets for recycled content into new plastics and design criteria to help to recycle more.

In this Event Report, EURACTIV explores the current debate on how to improve the proposal from the Commission from the point of view of the agrifood sector.

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