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FEAD Position Paper on Improving Packaging Recycling Rates

The European federation representing the private waste and resource management industry, FEAD, has published a position paper on improving packaging design to increase recycling rates in the framework of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.

The organistion explained that following the adoption and entry into force of the revised Waste Framework Directive and the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, the European Commission (DG Environment) has recently launched two projects – a ‘Study to Preparation of the Commission’s Guidance for Extended Producer Responsibility Schemes’ and a study on ‘Effectiveness of the Essential Requirements for packaging and packaging waste and proposal for reinforcement’. The ongoing studies should be completed by the end of 2019.

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