News & Articles

The scientific documentation was and is the main objective of AGMPM. The responsible and documented literature of the Association covering a range of important issues related to the Packaging and detailed presentations of actions undertaken in the 15 years of its existence.

 EUROPEN message: Protect the integrity of the Single Market  EUROPEN with 58 European and national Associations engaged in the Packaging Chain Forum (PCF), released a joint statement calling on the EU institutions to protect the integrity of the Single Market for packaging and packaged goods.

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AGMPM joined EPIC The European Packaging Institutes Consortium (EPIC) is the project-organisation of the national packaging institutes of Europe that cooperate on behalf of their members, from retailers to raw material manufacturers

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AGMPM joined BIC (Bio-based Industries Consortium) BIC is a non-profit organisation set up in Brussels in 2013. BIC represents the private sector in a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) with the European Commission,

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AGMPM joined Europen On Thursday 19 of April AGMPM joined EUROPEN. The European Organization for Packaging and the Environment is an industry organization presenting the opinion of the packaging supply chain in Europe on topics related to packaging and the environment, without favouring any specific packaging material or system.

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The new Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) On 11th Μarch 2020 the European Commission presented a new Circular Economy Action Plan For a cleaner and more competitive Europe

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EU 2019/1004 On 17th July 2019 the commission implementation decision 1004/2019 was published, laying down rules for the calculation, verification and reporting of data on waste in accordance with Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council

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 Νew calculation rules 2019/665 The commission decision (EU) 2019/665 ammends Decision 2005/270/EC establishing the formats relating to the database system pursuant to European Parliament and Council Directive 94/62/EC on packaging and packaging waste.

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SUP directive 2019/904 On 12th June 2019 the new SUP (single use plastics) directive for reduction of the impact of certain plastic products on the environment was published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

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Tobacco packaging – new track and trace rules On 20th May 2019 new rules set into force in the EU for marking packaging of cigarette and related products. Every pack should be labeled with an individual ID code to combat illegal sales (smuggled cigarettes).

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Basel Convention new rules for plastic waste trade Οn 10th May 2019 in Geneve new decisions on plastic waste have been reached, as approximately180 governments adopted a draft of decisions aimed at protecting human health and the environment from the harmful effects of hazardous chemicals and waste.

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