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 […]
Urged for years by the European Commission and international organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to increase its green taxes, the Spanish Cabinet approved a draft law that introduces a new tax on plastic waste, among other environmental measures.
The indirect levy will tax the manufacture, […]
Navigating the coronavirus pandemic entailed significant changes and adjustments for all industry sectors worldwide, but one particular phenomenon occurred, impacting the horeca sector: a surge in orders for food deliveries.
The food packaging industry witnessed hands on the effects of this phenomenon, receiving expedited orders from clients and working at full […]
BFG releases new food packaging range from non-banned extruded polypropylene (XPP) ahead of 2021 ban on polystyrene containers
As the July 3rd, 2021 deadline for the enforcement of the EU Directive 904/2019 (also known as SUP Directive) draws near, we are proud to present to you a new range of food containers the BFG team has been working on.
These products are a viable alternative to the banned expanded […]
EU agrees tax on plastic packaging waste, member states tackle single use plastics ban deadline in 12 months
The countdown has started for the last 12 months ahead of the deadline for the transposition of the Single Use Plastics Directive (SUPD) or the EU Directive 904/2019.
By July 3rd, 2021, all EU member states are supposed to have a legal action plan for the prohibition of expanded polystyrene food […]