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European Commission’s Proposal for a Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste

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Today, the European Commission has published its long-awaited revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). This represents a very positive first step towards a Europe-wide circular economy, and could go a long way in reducing plastic pollution, scaling up reuse, and avoiding single-use packaging. In light of this new policy development, Reloop has…

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Global Deposit Book 2022

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Global Deposit Book 2022 Our new report, Global Deposit Book 2022: An Overview of Deposit Return Systems for Single-Use Beverage Containers, provides a comprehensive summary of over 50 deposit systems that are currently in place—as well as those scheduled to be implemented by the end of this year—in Europe, North America, Central America and the Caribbean, Africa,…

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Reloop’s 2022 Year in Review

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It’s that time of year! As 2022 draws to a close, we wanted to share some of our highlights with you. From welcoming a new Director and launching Reloop France et Francophonie, to launching a new microsite in North America and publishing our ground-breaking Target 90 analysis, check out our Year in Review 2022 to…

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Coalition letter in support of PPWR

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Reloop pulled together a coalition in EU which supports the overall direction and ambition of the Commission´s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation proposal.  We rely on the ordinary legislative process—a democratic process—and urge the European Commission to submit its proposal to the Council and the European Parliament on 30 November as planned so that the…

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Target 90: An unprecedented coalition of businesses across the EU calls for an ambitious approach to beverage packaging.

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Our dual proposal: 90% separate collection target + DRS offers a proven solution which is good for the economy, jobs and Europe’s resilience when it comes to securing resources and saving energy. This is an opportunity to significantly reduce the demand for virgin resources in a meaningful way. Download : Coalition Position Paper

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Target 90: The dual-action approach for a circular Europe

By Mathieu Carey |

In this new report, Reloop investigates the climate and waste prevention impacts of recovering and recirculating—through closed-loop recycling —the vast majority of single-use drinks containers sold in the EU. And the results of our analysis are compelling: reaching a 90% separate collection for recycling rate for all drinks packaging (aluminium, plastic and glass), which can…

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Aotearoa/ New Zealand Consumer Polling – Container Return Scheme. Briefing

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Reloop commissioned Kantar/Consumer Link in Aotearoa/New Zealand to undertake consumer research polling regarding the New Zealand Government’s proposal to introduce a beverage container return scheme (CRS). The survey found that New Zealand consumers are overwhelmingly in favor of the Government’s proposal to introduce a CRS for the recycling of beverage containers. Most consumers indicated a preference…

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The Innovation Series (episode 2): what is a best-in-class deposit return system?

By Mathieu Carey |

“We’re seeing brand owners around the world recognising that we have a real problem with beverage containers. Littered, wasted, around the world. And this is a proven solution that works, and it’s not that costly.” Reloop is back with another episode in our Innovation Series, bringing you expert analysis on emerging issues in the circular…

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Conference on Best in Class Deposit Return Systems for Single Use Beverage Packaging

By Samantha Millette |

On 22 November 2019, Reloop Platform and the European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) jointly organized the first Conference on Best in Class Deposit Return Systems for Single Use Beverage Packaging. The conference is timely and is a response to the new EU Single Use Plastic Directive (SUPD), which, among other things, requires Member States…

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The Innovation Series (Episode 1): a conversation on digital deposit return systems

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Reloop is pleased to launch our Innovation Series – expert analysis on emerging issues in the circular economy world. First episode? A conversation on digital deposit return systems. We hear from Reloop CEO Clarissa Morawski who takes us through some of the unanswered questions and outstanding issues in digital DRS. What about data protection? What’s…

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Position Paper on EC’s
Legislative Proposals
on Waste under the CEP

Reloop is a platform that brings together industry, government, and non-governmental organisations to form a network for advances in policy that…

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Top ten priorities
for Circular Economy Package

The aim of this position paper is to provide a series of specific recommendations as input into the ongoing discussions…

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Walking the circle

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More prosperity, new jobs

While we remain critical of scrapping the previous package, we welcome the efforts to strengthen it further in order to…

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Reloop in the Polish Parliament

Green Business Norway recently organized a waste management seminar at the Sejm (the lower house of the Polish parliament) in…

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The launch of Reloop

March 25th marked the official launch of Reloop, the first pan-euro organisation specifically focused on issues relating to waste prevention, reduction, and…

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