Packaging for People and Planet
Definitions of sustainability and sustainable development
The 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The on pack recycling labels (OPRLs) and identification of the various types of plastics
What do we mean by terms like compostable and biodegradable in relation to packaging? Are the OPRLs confusing? See the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee Report on Plastic Food and Drink Packaging September 2019.
What is a circular economy?
Closing the Loop - The EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy
The EU Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy
Compliance with EU and international legislation to ensure the safety of packaging and other materials and articles in contact with food is summarised here.
The UK Food Standards Agency requirements for labelling of food packaging can be found here.
DEFRA - A Green Future: Our 25 Year Plan to Improve the Environment
DEFRA - The Resources and Waste Strategy for England
The Plastics Pact
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation
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