EPPA Press Release: Why reuse may not be the only answer: When "use and recycle" is the better choice for the planet
The EU’s Single Use Plastics Directive entered into law on 3rd July, but its confused application may harm the integrity of the single market and jeopardise European carbon reduction targets
EPPA Press Release: Single Use Plastics guidance goes beyond the scope of the Directive
Brussels, 1st June 2021 - The European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA) - which represents the circular forest fibre-based packaging value chain - is seriously concerned by the adoption of the Commission Guidelines on single-use plastic products required by Directive 2019/904 (“SUP Directive”), which the Alliance believes goes beyond the scope of the Directive.
Joint industry statement on SUPD Guidelines
EPPA has co-signed this joint industry statement to fully support the objective of the SUP Directive to reduce impact of certain plastic products on the environment, as well as the promotion of circular approaches aimed at reducing waste generation.
Press release European Paper Packaging Alliance - 12 January 2021
Ramboll’s new European Study: Single-use paper-based packaging in quick service restaurants is better for the environment than reusable tableware
Joint Statement on the Integrity of the Single Market
Joint Statement on the Integrity of the Single Market
Press release European Paper Packaging Alliance - 9 September 2020
Single Use Plastics Directive guidance poses a challenge to circularity.
Press release European Paper Packaging Alliance - 8 September 2020
Reusable foodservice packaging: Science review highlights need for robust hygiene measures; warns against restrictions. EPPA calls for national food agencies to review policy options and publish hygiene-guidance
Press Release European Paper Packaging Alliance - 30 June 2020
EPPA offers its support to German Presidency’s commitment to post-Covid recovery