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Jan / 11

Reloop’s Position Paper on the upcoming European Commission’s Strategy on Plastics

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Reloop welcomes the European Commission’s announcement to publish a Strategy on Plastics in early 2018. This position paper aims to provide guidance and support on the development of an ambitious Plastics Strategy in order to help achieve a real circular economy of plastics and reduce its negative impacts on the environment. Click here to download […]

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Feb / 08

Deposit-Return Motivates Voluntary Switch to Refillables

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8 February 2017 – One of the most compelling arguments in favour of deposit-return for single-use beverage containers is that it opens the logistical opportunities for some local producers, where feasible, to make the switch to refillable bottles. A recent article published in Resource Recycling magazine (copied below) presents a perfect real-world example of how establishing a […]

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Jul / 19

Policy Instruments to Promote Refillable Beverage Containers

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Refillable beverage containers have an important role to play in the circular economy. Aside from the obvious environmental benefits, refillable systems offer tremendous economic benefits in terms of material cost savings and job creation, which are multiplied with each refill. Despite these benefits, the market share of beverages in refillable containers has declined rapidly in jurisdictions […]

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Jun / 23

Refillable Alliance Releases Position Paper on Circular Economy Package

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The following is a Press Release from the Environmental Action Germany (Deutsche Umwelthilfe) and six other environmental and economic organizations that have joined forces to promote reuse.  EU Circular Economy Package: Alliance of environmental and economic organisations demands that EU boss Juncker prevent waste and promote reuse  The Environmental Action Germany (Deutsche Umwelthilfe) and six other […]

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Jun / 23

“Reusable packaging must be protected”

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Reloop has taken part in the joint letter of 32 associations sent by the European Environmental Bureau to Mr. Karmenu Vella, European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, asking for protection of reusable packaging.

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