In the present day, addressing climate change has become a top priority for governments across the globe. Packaging is a crucial aspect that needs to be tackled in order to transition to a more sustainable economic model, known as the circular economy. 

For this purpose, the EU is reviewing the packaging and packaging waste rules aiming to:   

  • enable better packaging prevention; 
  • improve packaging design, for reuse and recycling; 
  • reduce excessive packaging and packaging waste; 
  • increase recycling targets; 
  • create binding reuse targets; 
  • establish recycled plastic content targets for plastic packaging; 
  • limit packaging size, as well as the amount of “empty space” in boxes shipped around Europe by online retailers. 

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