EU's Circular Economy Package in a nutshell
Video: European packaging legislation easily explained
The EU’s Circular Economy Package, including the revised packaging legislation, has introduced a fundamental shift in policy. It is a crucial starting point for a successful transition to a circular economy, in which the value of products, materials, and resources is maintained in the economy for as long as possible.
The legislation encourages an entire re-think on the use of packaging materials that are not recycled or very difficult to recycle. Packaging strategies will need to be reassessed to be acceptable for the market going forward.
Metal packaging is perfectly placed to meet the new requirements, as it is easily separated from other waste and the infrastructure to do so is already widely in place. It is made to be recycled, again and again, and will always be available for future generations.
This video explains the key legislative changes and the net-positive for the metal packaging industry. Also have a look at our factsheet which you can download here.
In front of the many questions that are addressed to us, and your growing curiosity for our duo, I propose to share a little of our four-handed writing experience with you. For starters, and if you think exercise is easy for us today, think again. Collaborative work is like any relationship, and before it gets published, things have happened. We are certainly very complicit, but that's not everything. When we started, in the years 2008/2009, we lived in different regions. At that time, there were some very practical tools for the time, but it was really hard to work on a novel together. Lou and I spent hours writing replicas and paragraphs on Skype, which we would paste into a Word file, which we then shared by mail, etc ... Today, our two essential are GoogleDoc and Dropbox. Long live in the modern world! For the creative part now, this is the adventure! When asked, we always answer that there are as many ways of doing things as duets, or groups of authors working together. We think in particular of Kyrian Malone and Jamie Leigh, whose work we admire. Still, we think that the most important thing is that everyone has the place to bring his touch. You often make us notice that our writings are fluid and you are surprised to discover my way of do my assignments. Know that it took us no less than five years to adjust and refine our feathers together! Yes, yes, from Star Light: principles reversed at Terraëen, no less than five years ago and many writings that have been built. You may have noticed the difference yourself? Moreover, we could say without being wrong that it is still working and especially because we like to get out of our comfort grounds.