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CEFLEX launches open consultation to enhance and refine to enhance and refine Designing for a Circular Economy guidelines

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CEFLEX launches open consultation to enhance and refine to enhance and refine Designing for a Circular Economy guidelines

December 12, 2019 - 08:54
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LA BERGSCHENHOEK, The Netherlands, Dec. 12, 2019 (Press Release) -CEFLEX, The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging initiative, has announced it is inviting feedback, between 6 December 2019 – 17 January 2020, to enhance and refine phase one of the Designing for a Circular Economy Guidelines before publication in the first quarter of 2020.

This first edition focuses on the largest proportion of the post-consumer flexible packaging waste stream, polyolefin-based flexible packaging structures.

The guidelines aim to make packaging suitable for collection, sorting and recycling after use – giving clarity to brand owners, retailers, converters and others in the value chain and a clear roadmap for recycling infrastructure.

The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) initiative is a collaboration of over 140 European companies, associations and organisations representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging. CEFLEX works across Europe to design and advance better system solutions, enhancing the performance of flexible packaging in a circular economy.