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SVI 22. November 2023 0 Comments

Ahead of the European Parliament’s vote on the EU Packaging Regulation, leading packaging experts in Germany are criticizing the proposed mandatory EU recycling quotas for plastic food packaging and warning of the negative consequences. As a solution, packaging manufacturers and recyclers are also proposing a credit model for mechanical recycling.
“The planned EU recyclate use quotas will lead to an ecological and economic disaster,” said Kurt Schüler, Managing Director of GVM Gesellschaft für Verpackungsmarktforschung, criticizing the draft law from Brussels at the BKV Symposium on 8 November 2023 in Berlin.

Read more in the press release of the IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V