EU Green Deal: Creating a circular economy for plastics

Jennifer Perr, Sustainability Director at Hi-Cone explains how the EU Green Deal can impact the packaging industry and transform plastic use for a more sustainable future.

The new EU Green Deal has outlined a plan to boost sustainable industry and eliminate pollution through the building of a circular economy. Key players in the packaging industry have already begun transforming their products and supply chain structures to support more efficient resource use and increased recyclability, but the right steps towards a circular economy are not always obvious, even if they offer huge opportunities for many materials, including plastics.

 

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L.I.N.K. | Shawn Welch of Hi-Cone Explains Recycling Plastics

Associate editor Brielle Jaekel sits down with Shawn Welch from Hi-Cone to talk about plastic pollution on what can be done to stop it.