It’s official: English businesses can no longer sell or supply single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds, as part of efforts to reduce pollution.
Originally due to start in April, the ban commenced on October 1st, 2020 and arrived one month to the day after ministers confirmed the single-use plastic bag […]
Whilst the banning of certain items is the most visible and talked about measurement taken by the SUP directive, there are several more articles within the Directive and some of them might have an even bigger impact on your business.
The linked factsheet from rethinkplasticsalliance.eu provides a lot of clear information […]
A ban in plastic food packaging coming in 8 months time – as imposed by the EU Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive – has led to a growing demand for ECO containers, such as the BFG ECO range made from natural fiber.
BFG has taken active steps towards ensuring that […]
BFG Packaging has broken ground on a new production facility in Romania. Spanning across 9,000m², this new factory will be tailor made for the production of fiber-based, biodegradable packaging, produced with locally sourced and sustainable natural materials.
Construction is underway, as you can see by the accompanying picture, taken via drone, […]
The final version of the EU’s Single Use Plastics Directive (Directive (EU) 2019/904) included a provision that by summer 2020 the EU would release a set of guidelines for the different countries to help write legislation for the transposition of the directive. These guidelines were to provide clear information on […]
BFG prepares large stocks of sustainable food containers for EU SUP Directive transition-period usage
There are 9 more months left until the deadline for the EU Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive on July 2nd, 2021 and this transition period from plastic-based containers to sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives is proving challenging for manufacturers, as well as horeca operators.
At BFG we are getting […]
We are happy to announce that BFG Packaging has broken ground on our new production facility in Romania. This 9000m² facility will be tailor made for the production of our new line of fiber based, biodegradable packaging to keep serving our customers with the best products that not only are […]
Having as purpose the reduced use and pollution derived from certain plastic products on the environment, the EU 904/2019 Directive, more commonly known as the Single Use Plastics (SUP) Directive or SUPD, requires EU member states to adopt a series of legislative measures to comply with Directive regulations. The […]