Position paper: benefits of home compostable biodegradable materials for a sustainable food chain

OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Deadline for comments: 16 March 2020

The GLOPACK position paper on the benefits of home compostable biodegradable materials for a sustainable food chain aims at clarifying many debatable points related to bioplastics and biodegradability, especially the terminology and focuses on the benefits of biodegradable (in natural conditions) packaging material that can help the food sector entering the virtuous loop of circular economy.

Finally, recommendations (basic, strategic and tactical interventions) are proposed to help all stakeholders in the food packaging sector to align to the common goal of ending plastic pollution.

In order to make sure that our position paper is on point, we gladly invite all interested parties to read and comment the current version of the position paper.

Please use this template to submit your comments. The survey includes 9 boxes for the 9 main chapters of the position paper. Please add your comment to the relevant boxes.

Please note that comments will not be considered if they:

  • are submitted after the closing date of the consultation,
  • are not related to the contents of the document,
  • contain complaints against institutions, personal accusations, irrelevant or offensive statements or material.

The GLOPACK Consortium will assess all comments which are submitted. The comments will be further considered and taken into consideration if found to be relevant.

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