Insider Views on Packaging Insights
19 September 2023 | NoTag
Matti Rantanen, director general of the European Paper Packaging Alliance (EPPA), weighs in on the EU’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) and why he believes ideology and political preference are threatening efforts to tackle climate change, leading to potentially “self-defeating” policies. 
14 August 2023 | Robbie Staniforth
Robbie Staniforth, innovation and policy director at producer compliance scheme Ecosurety, gives his take on the reasons for the UK government’s recent decision to delay extended producer responsibility (EPR) reforms and what the main focus for the packaging industry should be in the coming months. 
06 June 2023 | Paul Foulkes-Arellano
In the final installment of Paul Foulkes-Arellano’s Insider View series, the circularity educator at Circuthon Consulting examines the abundance of bio-based feedstocks and their potential for reducing fossil fuel-based materials. He also discusses the need for serious, global legislative changes to help... Read More
07 April 2023 | Paul Foulkes-Arellano
In the second of circularity consultant Paul Foulkes-Arellano’s Insider Views on the biomaterials market for packaging, he looks at how the industry will grow through acquisitions, investment in manufacturing, and big-ticket mergers and alliances. He also looks at why a reluctance to invest competitively is... Read More
02 March 2023 | Paul Foulkes-Arellano
The bioeconomy era: Introducing “the biggest disrupter of all” By Paul Foulkes-Arellano, circularity educator at Circuthon ConsultingCircularity educator Paul Foulkes-Arellano, founder of Circuthon Consulting, believes a paradigm shift is emerging in the packaging sector: the bioeconomy. In the first of a... Read More