Winter 2023/2024

Visión 30/30 ANDI: The business sector in Colombia is committed to a circular economy model

The Visión 30/30 initiative by ANDI is a collective impact initiative born within the National Business Association - ANDI, composed of more than 350 companies from 27 productive sectors advancing in packaging management in Colombia through recycling, reuse, and...

Verpact: Uniting Forces for a Sustainable Packaging Future”?

From January 1, the Foundation Packaging Waste Fund and implementation organizations Nedvang, KIDV, and Nederland Schoon will join forces and merge on March 1, 2024, under the name Verpact. With this, the organization is ready for the future in which the legal...

Commencement of Trilogues: Discussions on Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation Begin

  The beginning of January marks the commencement of technical negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union concerning the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Both bodies finalized their respective positions on...

Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation: Council Approves Its Negotiating Stance on Packaging and Packaging Waste, December 18, 2023

  The Council has reached a consensus on a proposal for a regulation addressing packaging and packaging waste in the European Union (EU). The primary objective is to tackle the rising issue of packaging waste in the EU while promoting a harmonized internal market...