News 2020-06-26T11:38:29+03:00

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03November 2020

Plastic straw ban comes into force in England

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 […]

03November 2020

Step-by-step calendar with deadlines for SUP Directive measurements

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 […]

03November 2020

BFG new ECO product factory – construction underway, expected to finish by March 2021

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, […]

01October 2020

Implementation guidelines to EU Single Use Plastics Directive get leaked

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 […]

01October 2020

BFG Packaging has started the road to Fiber Based production in Romania

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 […]

31August 2020

The midway status of SUP transposition in EU countries

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 deadline […]