Italian member of EXPRA, CONAI – the Italian National Packaging Consortium – elects new President

Milan, July 23, 2020 – The Board of Directors of CONAI unanimously elected as President Luca Ruini for the for 2020-2022 term. Ruini is currently the Director of Security, Environment & Energy at the Barilla Group. The Vice-presidents of the Consortium will be Angelo Tortorelli and Domenico Rinaldini.

CONAI is a non-profit EPR organization created and designed by companies to manage the recycling and recovery of packaging across Italy and to pursue recycling and recovery objectives set by European legislation.

In 2019, the Consortium allowed 70% of packaging waste to be recycled: a total of 9 million and 560 thousand tons were recycled, out of the 13 million and 655 thousand that entered into consumption. By adding the figures of energy recovery, the tons of packaging waste recovered exceeded 11 million, almost 81% of the consumption input.

Press release available here.