European Commission declares war on wasteful packaging

Sparck Technologies’, which makes scanning technology that can create a ‘right size’ box for any group of items, ensuring a snug fit without the use of fillers, points out that at the end of November the European Commission published a draft Regulation on packaging and packaging waste. As well as proposals covering packaging design, materials, re-use and recycling, it also includes Article 9, headed ‘packaging minimisation’ and which requires that ... [+]

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