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A Success Story of 22 Years: Eurasia Packaging Fair

The most preferred annual event for packaging solutions and investment opportunities for food and non-food industries, Eurasia Packaging Fair and Food-Tech Eurasia Fair will be held in Tüyap Fair and Exhibition Center between the dates of November 2-5, 2016.

High level of interest at interplastica 2016

Interplastica and UPAKOVKA/UPAK ITALIA 2016 in Moscow recorded considerably more visitors than in the previous year.

MEP's adopt EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags

European Parliament adopted EU legislation on lightweight plastic carrier bags.

Great success of interpack 2014

Some 175,000 guests visited Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 8 to 14 May.

EuPC reacts to vote on the Auken Report

Statement on plastic bags made of biodegradable and compostable materials "absolutely untrue", according to EuPC.

MEPs back the proposal on plastic carrier bags

EU states would have to reduce the consumption of most common and polluting plastic bags by 80% by 2019.

EU to reduce plastic bag consumption

Member states will choose the most appropriate measures to reduce their use of plastic carrier bags.

Growth slows in Europe's flexible packaging industry

Last year annual value growth in flexible packaging slowed to 2.1%, according to the study of PCI Films Consulting.

European market for plastic bottles grows

According to Ceresana, the volume of the European market to increase to approx. 170 billion units in 2020.

European market of thermoplastic rigid film

New report of AMI indicates the greatest European thermoplastic rigid film and sheet manufacturers.

European Commission consultation about plastics bags

The European Commission launched a public consultation in 2011 asking for individuals and businesses to give their views on whether the European Union should tax or altogether ban plastic carrier bags in order to tackle rising levels of plastic waste.

Bulgaria imposed eco - tax on plastics bags

Bulgarian Government is imposing a new eco-tax in July, adding to the cost of retail plastic carrier bags in a bid to phase out their use in the country.

Plastic bag ban in Italy

Italy, one of the top users of plastic shopping bags in Europe, is banning them starting January 1, with retailers warning of chaos and many stores braced for the switch.

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A revised Waste Framework Directive (WFD) paving the way for a resource efficient Europe.