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Boosting the market for moulded pulp

After years of negotiations between industry and EU law makers, the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) has been finalized. It creates a much welcome tailwind for the moulded pulp industry and its customers to replace single-use plastic packaging by products made of agricultural secondary resources and recycled paper and cardboard. It provides legal planning security for companies and investors to move away from plastic to truly sustainable packaging formats.

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There is no future for polystyrene packaging

The French EPS-ban in 2025 shows that replacing this toxic material by alternatives like moulded pulp would be feasible at short-term in other European countries as well.

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EMPPA Workshop

We’re at a pivotal moment! With the PPWR set for European Parliament vote and expected enforcement by 2026, alongside the potential shifts from the upcoming European Parliament elections, it’s critical we discuss the future, including the French environmental stance on EPS.

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EMPPA Association Day 2023, Paris

The EMPPA Association Day took place in Paris this year. It is becoming the key platform for professional exchange between moulded pulp producers in Europe.

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Position Paper

In this position paper, EMPPA advocates a EU regulatory framework that enables moulded pulp products made of annual plants and recycled paper and cardboard to replace highy polluting plastic packaging material by sustainable solutions at industrial scale.

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EMPPA Association Day 2022

The EMPPA Association Day is the premier event for professionals moulded pulp producers in Europe.
Video recordings of the presentations from the inaugural event in 2022 in Berlin are available HERE.

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