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Report suggests material bans and exemptions may be in breach of EU law

Plastic packaging producers want to remove material-specific rules in PPWR

With the proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) the EU aims to reduce packaging waste. But now a legal assessment commissioned by three plastic packaging trade associations indicates that the special rules for plastic packaging and the exemptions for other packaging materials my be incompatible with EU law.

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Site Zero: How a Swedish plastic sorting plant is changing plastic recycling.

Site Zero, a state-of-the-art plastics sorting facility in Motala, Sweden, was opened by Svensk Plaståtervinning in November. The plant, which sorts Sweden's plastic packaging waste into 12 fractions, is equipped with TOMRA and Sutco equipment and aims to create a circular economy for plastics.

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