CEFLEX News & Events
Webinar – Closing the loop on difficult to recycle plastics: Introducing a Quality Recycling Process
A public webinar from CEFLEX and stakeholders on 28 October 11 – 12:30 CEST will give key insights on how to address and improve mechanical recycling of flexible packaging supported by an emerging business case for infrastructure investment.
Collecting flexible packaging is key for a circular economy because it sources the feedstock for future sustainable products. CEFLEX believes that minor adjustments to Europe’s existing waste systems can help send more of these soft plastics where they need to go.
Clemens Kitzberger, EREMA Group GmbH, Business Development Manager for Post-Consumer Applications, has been appointment to the CEFLEX board where he will represent suppliers, end users and machine builders and push for the entire value chain’s move towards circularity.
Strategic Platform Leader Circular Economy Solutions at Borealis appointed as new CEFLEX board member, calls for stronger circular links between collectors, sorters and joined up policies to deliver the circular economy for packaging materials.
EPR is vital to making flexible packaging circular, sustainable and economically viable. Panel discussion from the Sustainable Packaging Summit brings the issues to life
#MissionCircular speaks with Mike Allen – Sustainability Lead for GSK Consumer Healthcare Supply Chain – about closing the loop for flexibles and more
Input relevant to the ongoing review of the Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) and definition of ‘recyclability’
Quickfire questions to Graham Houlder and Dana Mosora about the path ahead for flexible packaging
Simona Taborelli of global confectionery company Ferrero discusses the complex topic of circular-focused design with #MissionCircular
All recycling technologies are required to ensure material is retained in the economy to be used by end markets and applications says new position statement from CEFLEX.
Agreed common position on collecting flexible packaging waste in a circular economy outlines essential elements to capture resources.
EPR plays a vital role in coordinating and convening elements of a circular economy for packaging. Many of the key challenges ahead fall within their scope: incentivising sustainable design, supporting investment and delivery of collection, sorting and recycling; as well as stimulating essential end markets.
90,000 municipalities across Europe provide a patchwork of waste collection and conundrums. We spoke with Vanya Veras, Secretary General, Municipal Waste Europe about how it all fits together
Brand owners and stakeholders across the value chain are reaching into new territory to meet their ambitions and objectives. We spoke with Feliks Bezati of Mars to find out more.
Collection of flexible packaging waste is central to achieving a circular economy. It is the first of CEFLEX’s 5-Step roadmap and subject of a value-chain consensus position paper showing the way ahead.
Where once it was a concept few had heard of within the worlds of business and policy, circular economy is now enshrined in law, and a key part of business strategy. For those who produce, collect and recycle flexible packaging the way forward is not always clearcut.