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


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 […]

31August 2020

Spain aims to raise €724 million from new plastic-packaging draft law

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, […]

31August 2020

How the UK is tackling the SUP Directive post Brexit

On June 23rd, 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union, and on January 31st earlier this year the UK officially left the EU albeit currently being in an 11-month transition period.
Brexit has many, many uncertainties and questions, and one of them is whether the UK will adopt voluntarily […]