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Background

FoodDrinkEurope position on the Circular Economy Action Plan

Published: 24/04/2020

I.        General principles
1)        Safeguarding food safety
2)        A science based and holistic approach
3)        Coherence and consistency
4)        A smooth and effective transition

II.        A sustainable product policy framework (Action Plan Section 2)
1)        Designing sustainable products (section 2.1)
2)        Empowering consumers (section 2.2)
3)        Circularity in production processes (section 2.3)

III.        Key product value chains (Action Plan Section 3)
1)        Packaging (section 3.3)
        •        Packaging and Packaging Waste
        •        Separation of packaging waste
1)        Plastics (section 3.4)
2)        Food and water (section 3.7)
        •        Food waste reduction
        •        Water reuse and efficiency