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October 26, 2023

Brussels Briefing: Packaging politics and clarity on carbon removals

The average European generated an estimated 188.7kg of packaging waste in 2021, an increase of 10.8kg compared with the previous year (Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg)
The average European generated an estimated 188.7kg of packaging waste in 2021, an increase of 10.8kg compared with the previous year (Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg)

The European parliament’s environment committee has voted to reject centre-right calls to further weaken the planned EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, but green campaigners insist tough measures are needed to tackle Europe’s growing waste problem A majority of members of the European parliament voted in favour of overall packaging...

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