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Position Paper – Waste Framework Directive (September 2022)

Position Paper Waste Framework Directive The RCTP welcomes the European Commission’s ambition to improve the protection of public health and the environment through the proper management of waste. RTPs play a significant role in reducing waste generation and supporting the EU’s 2050 climate targets. The revision of the Waste Framework Directive aims ...

2022-09-08T12:39:54+00:00September 8th, 2022|Tags: |

Position Paper – Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (September 2022)

Position Paper Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive The Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets (RCTP) welcomes the review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) and is convinced that the negative environmental effects of the European packaging market can be significantly reduced when encouraged by ambitious legislative measures. The following ...

2022-09-06T08:10:56+00:00September 6th, 2022|Tags: |

Position Paper – Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation

Position Paper Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation The Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets (RCTP) welcomes the European Commission's ambition to make products in the EU market more sustainable, in line with the goals set in the Circular Economy Action Plan, ensuring that waste generation is prevented and used resources are ...

2022-05-13T13:08:38+00:00May 13th, 2022|Tags: |

Future Vision Leaflet

Future Vision Leaflet In addition to the Future Vision Paper, the Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets (RCTP) is proud to present its Future Vision Leaflet. The document contains a graphical presentation of the RCTP's future vision for the European packaging market. [...] ROUNDTABLE ...

2022-04-25T09:52:49+00:00April 25th, 2022|Tags: |

Future Vision Paper

Future Vision Paper The Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets (RCTP) is pleased to publish its first Future Vision Paper. The document contains the RCTP's future vision for the European packaging market. [...] ROUNDTABLE FOR REUSABLE CONTAINERS TRAYS AND PALLETS DOWNLOAD FUTURE VISION ...

2022-04-05T14:50:33+00:00April 5th, 2022|Tags: |

Press Release

Press release Brussels 16 March 2022 - The Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets (RCTP) is pleased to welcome its newest member Wiitta Oy. The RCTP was founded in 2021 by Schoeller Allibert, Didak Injection, Bekuplast, and UTZ Group, after which BITO-Lagertechnik Bittmann GmbH and Palbox joined the roundtable. [...] ...

2022-03-16T09:34:53+00:00March 16th, 2022|Tags: |

Press Release

Press release Brussels, 16 February 2022 – Today, the Roundtable for Circular Transport Packaging announces that it has changed its name to Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets, retaining its acronym ‘RCTP’. The name change comes to better reflect the focus of the Roundtable, providing a clearer indication of the business’ applications and ...

2022-02-16T10:54:40+00:00February 16th, 2022|Tags: |

WWF sustainable materials specialist: Beware plastic replacements and prioritise reuse
(Packaging Insights)

On 30 November 2021, Packaging Insights published an article regarding replacing plastic with alternative packaging materials. According to WWF’s Sustainable Materials Specialist Paula Chin, this is not the answer to pollution and may even worsen the industry’s environmental impact. Instead, a system-based approach focusing on reuse and refill models must be implemented in which ...

2021-12-10T14:28:09+00:00December 10th, 2021|Tags: |

Position Paper – Technical Screening Criteria for Circular Economy

Position Paper Technical Screening Criteria for Circular Economy The Roundtable for Reusable Containers Trays and Pallets (RCTP) welcomes the EU's ambition in directing investments towards sustainable economic actions via the Taxonomy Regulation and is convinced that sustainable packaging solutions can significantly contribute to the EU's objectives on achieving a fully circular economy by 2050 ...

2022-01-19T08:46:38+00:00December 10th, 2021|Tags: |

Carbon Footprint von Verpackungssystemen für Obst- und Gemüsetransporte in Europa
(Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg and Fraunhofer-Insitut)

The main objective of the study is to quantify the greenhouse gas emissions of the reused foldable plastic containers and the disposable cardboard boxes as well as their subsequent comparison. The study determines the CO2 footprint of packaging systems for the transport of fruit and vegetables in Europe. These are reusable, foldable plastic containers ...

2021-11-18T09:41:34+00:00November 18th, 2021|Tags: |
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