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Safe & Circular: boosting recycling rates and ensuring food safety

Brussels, 12 May 2016

The European Container Glass industry welcomes the long awaited European Commission’s package published today, which paves the way for a real EU Circular Economy. The new recycling targets for glass packaging are ambitious but the industry is ready to take on the challenge with the right support in a level-playing field for all materials.

“Safe & Circular”
Boosting recycling rates and ensuring food safety

Tuesday 3 May, 12:00 – 14:30 at the European Parliament, Members’ Salon

Safe & Circular: boosting recycling rates and ensuring food safety
A tighter convergence of objectives and a stronger legal coherence between the safety of Food Contact Materials and the principles of the Circular Economy were debated at a lunch held last week in the European Parliament and co-hosted by MEPs Birgit Collin-Langen (EPP, DE) and Christel Schaldemose (S&D, DK). The increase of waste recycling in the future EU Circular Economy must also ensure increased safety of food contact materials.

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