Single Use Flexible Packaging in Europe – Mars, Mondelēz International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever Pledge Circular Economy Investments and Support

A March 1, 2022 Flexible Packaging Initiative news release reports that Mars, Mondelēz International, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever are supporting “… a circular economy for flexible packaging … the companies aim to improve recycling infrastructure ... the companies‎ are committed to work with partners and governmental bodies to improve infrastructure, go beyond individual packaging design efforts by providing concrete proposals to help enable effective collection, improved sorting and innovative recycling of flexible packaging across Europe … they are focusing on: … more ambitious recycling targets, landfill ban, minimum incineration … mandatory collection of flexible packaging and harmonised packaging disposal instructions … better sorting … incentives for advanced recycling … [and increasing] investments in circular packaging design, in new sorting and recycling technologies and through eco-modulated EPR fees …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #FlexibleFoodPackaging #Recycling