Due to a significant boost in orders for plastic food containers, manufacturers take active measures to face delivery time pressures
As the European Union learns to navigate the coronavirus pandemic and nations work to stave off infection, single-use plastics (SUP) have seen a notable boost in the horeca sector.
Food containers made from expanded polystyrene especially have risen in popularity, with manufacturers reporting double-digit percentage sale increases in orders placed for […]
The European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has called for a postponement of the single-use plastics (SUP) directive, given the current Covid-19 crisis in Europe. Talks were carried out all throughout April, but echoes were felt in May as well.
In an open letter sent to the European Commission, the EuPC said single-use […]
As the midway point of the transposition period for the SUP directive rapidly approaches, we see more and more countries starting to develop their own legislation and proposals making their way through the different national houses of government.
As a reminder, the EU Directive was accepted and signed into EU law […]
Of the 78 million metric tons of plastic packaging produced globally each year only 14 percent is recycled, according to a recent study published in the online version of National Geographic magazine.
Lightweight and floatable, plastic that escapes collection & recycling flows into oceans – 9 million tons annually – and […]
Messe Düsseldorf, organiser of Interpack, the leading international trade fair, is postponing its event for new dates: 25 February to 3 March 2021.
Interpack represents the entire value chain in the packaging industry
Interpack is one of the world’s most important fairs of the packaging industry and offers a wide array of […]
Dear business partner,
The COVID-19 crisis is increasing the pressure on national and international transportation of food packaging materials. BFG Packaging is doing everything to keep its production and transports moving for you at the usual service level. As a result, we keep the departure frequencies as high as possible to […]
In March 2019, the European Parliament approved a Directive that will ban the placing on the market of some disposable plastics in the European Union (EU) from 2021, plastics such as cotton bud sticks, cutlery, plates, straws, food containers made of expanded polystyrene, glasses etc.
Moreover, the European Union is forcing […]
Sustainable packaging is becoming a higher priority for all of us (producers, brands and consumers) – more now than ever before.
Turning to the ultimate decisive factor, the consumer, 8 in 10 consumers are trying to reduce their plastic waste and 50% would be willing to pay higher prices for eco-friendly […]