Mandatory environmental labeling: what does the law require?

Please note: this is an European legislation, we suggest you refer to your local laws for any specifics. If you are not in the European Union, these laws may not apply to you.

The decree has a great impact on all manufacturers because it establishes the environmental labeling on each packaging as mandatory. The law says:

“All packaging must be appropriately labeled in accordance with the procedures established by the applicable UNI technical standards and in compliance with the decisions adopted by the European Union Commission, to facilitate the collection, reuse, recovery and recycling of packaging, as well as to provide correct information to consumers on the final destination of packaging. Producers are also obliged to indicate, for the purposes of identification and classification of the packaging, the nature of the packaging materials used, based on Commission Decision 97/129 / EC ”.

So, what needs to be done?

Read the guidelines

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