Key Sustainability Facts

Flexible Packaging actually performs very well when it comes to sustainability – with many advantages in comparison with other types of packaging. Still sustainability in Flexible Packaging remains a very complex matter – that is why we would like to introduce our practical overview of the key issues: The facts and figures.

Please click below to learn more about Flexible Packaging and sustainability – by navigating through the lifecycle of the product!

FPE Sustainability

Lightweight Flexible Packaging saves resources.

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Flexible Packaging accounts for only 10% of all packaging materials used for food in Europe but packs more than 40%.

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Flexible Packaging prevents packaging waste.

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Flexible Packaging protects and preserves valuable goods.

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Flexible Packaging is designed to minimise the use of packaging materials.

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Flexible Packaging is increasingly recycled.

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Preventing Flexible Packaging from becoming litter is essential.

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CEFLEX is the industry initiative to improve recycling of Flexible Packaging.

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Flexible Packaging must be collected.

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Flexible Packaging supports circular economy beyond just recycling.

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Flexible packaging helps prevent food waste.

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Flexible Packaging supports sustainable consumption and production.

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Flexible Packaging is generally more resource efficient than alternative packaging types.

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Flexible Packaging plays a minor part of a food product´s environmental footprint but a major role in preservation.

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