PODCAST: Europe PET and R-PET face major market-changing regulatory challenges

Matt Tudball


LONDON (ICIS)–The European polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and recycled PET (R-PET) industry met at the Petcore Annual Conference in Brussels on 1-2 February 2023 to discuss the regulatory challenges facing the industry in light of the European Commission’s Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), and changes to regulation 2022/1616 in regards to food contact material.

ICIS senior editor Matt Tudball talks to ICIS lead analyst for plastics recycling Helen McGeough about what these pieces of regulation mean for the PET and R-PET industries, and why they are generating so much concern within the market.

  • Overview of the topics discussed during the conference
  • Impact of PPWR
  • Impact of changes to regulation EU 2022/1616 on R-PET market

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