We, at Cans for Life, have got a thing for upcycling and recycling. It’s pure pleasure presenting you with creative ideas and ways toward a more sustainable lifestyle just by (re-)using cans and metal packaging. Keep in mind the 3 “R’s” of sustainability (reduce, reuse, recycle): reducing the amount of waste, find different ways to use things and help turning things that cannot be reused into something new.

By adopting the Circular Economy Package, EU institutions finally agreed on new waste rules that push forward the concept of “reduce, reuse, recycle,” as well as waste avoidance. And we couldn’t be more delighted.

The Circular Economy Package introduced a fundamental shift in packaging and packaging waste policy, making circularity the reference point. This is critical 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 term “recycling,” for example, no longer includes landfill waste. We thought this video showed well what it was all about now and you can find out what other changes the Circular Economy Package brings about in the video below:

We fully support this new European Packaging Legislation. What do you think about it?

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