In an article published on November 28, 2018, by news provider Euractiv, journalists Evan Lamos and Malte Ketelsen informed about a workshop on “Food packaging and the environment: Towards the end of single-use packaging?” that was held on November 27, 2018, in Brussels, Belgium.
Euractiv had invited speakers from the European Commission (EC), environmental organizations, and industry to discuss the development of more sustainable plastic food packaging. Reducing or avoiding packaging, reusable packaging systems, deposit refund schemes, and recycling were addressed as measures to reduce plastic waste and littering while maintaining a high level of food quality and safety. In a short video, the speakers summarized their key messages.
Evan Lamos and Malte Ketelsen (November 28, 2018). “Food packaging and the environment: Towards the end of single-use packaging?” Euractiv