International environmental and sustainability regulatory and legislative frameworks for the packaging of food, beverages and other fast-moving consumer goods

G.R. Inns,     PEC Partnership Limited, UK


Legislation regarding legislation in respect of the environment and sustainability has focused exclusively on the former. Even within the environmental aspect, there is an overwhelming focus on recycling, although some important jurisdictions do seek minimisation. This chapter is not an exhaustive list of all legislation within this category but rather examines the most important pieces of legislation in Europe, North America, Australasia and Asia. It also seeks to look to the future, in particular the potential influence on packaging ...

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