15th March 2016 marked the launch of Courtauld 2025 – a world–leading voluntary agreement to work along the entire food chain to reduce the environmental impact of UK food and drink, from farm to fork and beyond. Over 100 signatories including all major UK food retailers, brands, food service companies, trade bodies and local authorities have already signed up.

Comprised of PacPro Asia, FoodPex, CHINA-PHARM, and BulkPex, swop - Shanghai World of Packaging is a 4-in-1 exhibition, one-stop resourceful platform for processing and packaging solutions.

FoodPex displays the latest technology on food processing, packaging technology, automated / smart packaging solutions, food safety and more. FoodPex will not only be the place to show innovations in the field of food processing and packaging but will also offer an opportunity to follow the latest Chinese government regulations and policies on the food industry.

Under the Salima Trade Fair banner, BVV hosts four international food fairs, each one designed specifically for the right customer within the sector. Salima brings together food producers and food technology with MBK Bakery (milling and confectionery), INTECO (the essential fair for hoteliers and the hospitality trade). These three fairs run concurrently to spotlight the Central European food and food technology sectors to buyers worldwide.

The packaging industry is essential to all other industry sectors. It’s impossible to think of any product without the sometimes highly complex manufacturing processes behind it – however large or small the company or product might be. All industry sectors require intelligent packaging strategies along the entire value chain, encompassing warehousing, logistics and even administration.

The European Week for Waste Reduction is an initiative aiming to promote the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a single week. It encourages a wide range of audiences (public authorities, private companies, civil society as well as citizens themselves) to get involved.

EurAsia Waste Management Symposium will provide a comprehensive overview of effective waste management strategies across the Asian and the European regions. Also, the symposium will provide the opportunity discuss and evaluate the current and future regional waste management strategies and recycling projects.

Sardinia 2017 - 16th Waste Management and Landfill Symposium is dedicated to various aspects, case studies and new technologies of Waste Management, including:

On Monday January 25th and Tuesday January 26th 2016, the government of the Netherlands will host a circular economy conference, "Unwrapping the Package - towards a Circular Economy in Europe," in light of the forthcoming Commission's proposal for a circular economy. The objective of the event is to discuss challenges and opportunities for a circular economy in Europe.

15-16 February 2016

DIAMANT Brussels Conference & Business Centre, Brussels, Belgium


After three years of intensive research and analysis, the DYNAMIX and POLFREE projects, both funded by the European Commission FP7 program, will come to a close in March 2016. Therefore, it is time to present and disseminate main results and messages from the research outcomes on policy mixes for a resource efficient EU. 

El 16 de septiembre de 2015 marca el inicio del proyecto financiado de la UE Horizonte 2020 (REFRESH) "Resource Efficient Food and dRink for the Entire Supply cHain". 26 socios de 12 países europeos y de China trabajarán juntos para contribuir  a  los  objetivos  de  reducir  el  desperdicio  alimentario  en  toda  la  UE  en  un  30% para  el  año  2025,  reducir  los  costes  de  gestión  de  residuos,  y  maximizar  el  valor  del  desperdicio alimentario inevitable y  del  material de embalaje. REFRESH se extenderá desde julio 2015 hasta junio 2019.


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