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New EU Rules Risk Flood of New Plastic Packaging and Contradict Years of Progress to Curb Plastic in the EU

The EU is close to agreeing new rules around packaging and packaging waste, but amendments proposed to the Commission’s proposal risk flooding the market with millions of tonnes of new plastic and rolling back a decade of measures to curb plastic use, according to DS Smith, the FTSE 100 leader in sustainable packaging, paper products […]

Zalando is moving from plastic to paper

Zalando kicked off its transition from plastic shipping bags to paper bags: While the previous bags were made of plastic with 80% recycled content, the new shipping bags are made of FSCⓇ-certified (FSC® N003557) and recyclable paper. The new shipping bags were previously tested in a 3-month pilot in Sweden and Zalando customers were convinced […]