Resources

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Eco-profiles and Environmental Declarations

LCA methodology for plastics
Published by Plastics Europe

Efficient Consumer Response Europe (ECR Europe)

Methodological approach to packaging and sustainability
Published by Efficient Consumer Response Europe (ECR Europe)

Environmental impact of cans

Brief information on recycling, waste and energy. Very general overview on food cans - Link to food contact packaging
Published by Canned Food UK

Environmental impact of paper and board

List of environmental publications
Published by Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI)

EUR box pallets regulations


Published by EPAL

Euro pallet specifications


Published by EPAL

European glass container suppliers

List of European container glass producers
Published by The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE)

European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC of 20 December 1994 on packaging and packaging waste

Essentially a link to Euro Lex, also does not include 2005 revision (2005/20/EC)
Published by Packaging Recovery Organisation Europe (PRO EUROPE)

Factsheet on the positive environmental impact (carbon intensity) of using Green Wooden Pallets


Published by Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON)

Factsheet on the positive environmental impact (carbon intensity) of using Heat Treated Pallets


Published by Timber Packaging & Pallet Confederation (TIMCON)

FDF five fold environmental ambition

Includes environmental goals for packaging and progress made
Published by Food and Drink Federation (FDF)

FEA Standards

European standards for aerosols
Published by European Aerosol Federation (FEA)

FEFCO testing methods

Test methods and FEFCO standards and recommendations. Useful information for specifiers
Published by European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO)