Limit packaging at source: eco-conception - France
|Source : Syndilait/Eco Emballages - IDF National Committee of France|
“Packaging” audits (free for small and medium-sized companies), aiming to reduce packaging at source. Recommendations to lower packaging weight, reduce scrap, optimise the thickness of thermally moulded films, optimise pallet organisation…
Since 2006, ongoing
Operation already carried out with the fresh dairy products : removal of cardboards for grouping yogurts when sold by 4, substitution of plastic materials by cardboard where possible, reduction in weight of certain packaging and seal caps. An agreement between Eco-Emballages and companies targets the economy of 700 000 tons of packaging raw material between 2008 and 2012.