Pro Carton and ECMA Demystify European Legislation

A special webinar that will take the confusion out of key European legislation and explain what it means in practice for the paper-based packaging industry ha been announced by Pro Carton and The European Carton Makers Association.

The free-to-attend webinar demystifying key EU legislation facing the packaging industry and the impact it will have on mills and converters will run on 11 May (11.00 CET), and will explain in simple terms the implications of the Single Use Plastics Directive, the forthcoming Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, as well as the Waste Framework Directive, and demonstrate how they fit into the European Green Deal.

Providing practical advice, the webinar will give a broader understanding of these important aspects of legislation and how they could affect businesses. Hosted by Tony Hitchin, General Manager of Pro Carton, the one-hour webinar will feature Tom Parker, Chairman of Cambre Associates – a leading advocacy and communications consultancy agency based in Brussels, and ECMA’s Managing Director, Mike Turner – an expert in EU legislative matters who has worked within the packaging industry for almost three decades.

Tony Hitchin, General Manager of Pro Carton, said: “Following the launch of the European Green Deal in 2019, it has never been more important for those working in the paper-based packaging industry to have a clear and coherent understanding of the various pieces of EU legislation that will impact our industry. I encourage all Pro Carton and ECMA members to attend, as our two highly knowledgeable speakers will provide invaluable insights that will lead to a better understanding of current and forthcoming legislation. They will go into the specifics of how it will affect for your business in an interesting, relevant and informative way.”

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