Material efficiency of packaging (2018)

The aim of the study is to increase the material efficiency of packaging, reduce the harmfulness of packaging and design a system to support materials derived from recycled packaging waste. The aim of the study was to obtain information on the following areas:

  • the integration of material efficiency criteria into product standards with regard to natural resources and waste generation throughout the lifecycle of the product and the generation of hazardous waste;
  • the material composition of the packaging in relation to the possibility of recycling it when it becomes waste;
  • the efficiency of the use of packaging in relation to the packaged product;
  • support for packaging ekodizajn.

Study prepared for Ministry of Environment, 2018