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Compostability, a real alternative defined by the future Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

Compostability, a real alternative defined by the future Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste


The future Regulation on Packaging and Packaging Waste, which will soon be approved, introduces a complete article - article eight - on compostability. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
More than 170 speakers will make the 24th conference the most important scientific and technological event in the history of IAPRI

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

More than 170 speakers will make the 24th conference the most important scientific and technological event in the history of IAPRI


The city of Valencia is preparing to welcome more than 400 international experts to the 24th IAPRI World Packaging Conference from 17-21 June, a scientific and technological event that promises to be the global epicentre of innovation in the packaging sector ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
ITENE, an ally for sustainability in packaging, present at EMPACK 2023

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

ITENE, an ally for sustainability in packaging, present at EMPACK 2023


In 2023, sustainability remains the main focus of the packaging industry. About a year ago, the Royal Decree on Packaging and Packaging Waste (RD 1055/2022) came into force, setting crucial targets for reduction, reuse, recyclability, compostability and incorporation of recycled materials in packaging ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
European Packaging Regulation vs. Royal Decree on Packaging: What will the next legislation look like?

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

European Packaging Regulation vs. Royal Decree on Packaging: What will the next legislation look like?


The future European Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (hereafter PPWR) was presented by the European Commission on 30 November last year. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
We celebrate the most important scientific and technological congress of 2024, coinciding with our 30th anniversary

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

We celebrate the most important scientific and technological congress of 2024, coinciding with our 30th anniversary


It is time to mark in the calendar the week of 17-21 June 2024. Those days ITENE is organising in Valencia the 24th IAPRI World Packaging Conference, an event that will bring together international leaders in packaging to showcase the innovations and trends that are transforming the industry ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
Challenges of Extended Producer Responsibility in commercial and industrial packaging

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

Challenges of Extended Producer Responsibility in commercial and industrial packaging


Recently, there has been much talk of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), which calls on the producer to prevent, manage and pay for the processing and recovery of everything that can become waste ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
The essential Master's degree to lead the packaging industry

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

The essential Master's degree to lead the packaging industry


In a world characterised by rapid technological advances, global crises and more stringent packaging legislation, the industry faces unprecedented challenges ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
New sustainable materials look to 2025

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

New sustainable materials look to 2025


The sustainability of packaging materials has been at the centre of the industry for years, but especially in recent times, when legislation at European and Spanish level points to 2050 as the year by which climate neutrality must be achieved, according to the European Green Deal. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene


The sustainability of packaging is no longer an option, it is a legal obligation, and its compliance affects not only the manufacture of packaging, but also its end of life and its management as waste


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene
Together for packaging

Opinion - JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene

Together for packaging


In 1995, ITENE and y PressGraph mediaGroup joined forces to publish the first issue of InfoPack magazine. Our research centre had started its activity only one year before and we were only 4 people in the team - today we already count 185 professionals -. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: JAVIER ZABALETA, managing director of itene