Circular Economy needs groundbreaking innovations and processes. A challenge for the whole packaging industry.

2025 seems to be still a long way off. Seven years. However, the Circular Economy Law is underestimated. It will take a huge toll on every single participant in the supply chain if you do not know the real challenge. Innovative processes, smart new materials, disruptive techniques – and much more is required. All that will be necessary. And if the traditional industry does not take on these challenges, others will. If we do not move today, we will abruptly find ourselves in the future.


And then these 7 remaining years will seem like 7 seconds to us. But to face such a huge challenge requires close, open and transparent cooperation along the supply chain. Single and island solutions are not going to be the approbate agent.

In this sense, we invite you all to go with us the way of the future.

The Circular Economy Package (CEP) contains all sorts of legal pitfalls with its demarcation questions, notification and permission requirements, specifications and quotas. For small and medium-sized enterprises, it brings legal challenges in particular. Therefore, anyone wishing to fulfill the comprehensive duties of the CEP needs tailor-made solutions.

The CEP serves the sustainable improvement of environmental and climate protection as well as resource efficiency in waste management. The CEP entered into force on 1 June 2012 and was last amended on 1 June 2017. It is supplemented and concretized by a large number of statutory ordinances: For example, the Waste Catalog Ordinance determines which wastes are hazardous. The Packaging Ordinance regulates the obligation to take back sales packaging that is generated by the private consumer.

The CEP  extended the fine. Under no circumstances should the obligations under the Closed Substance Cycle Act be ignored, since fines of up to € 100,000 can be threatened for various offenses.

Five-level waste hierarchy

At the heart of the Law is a new five-level waste hierarchy designed to ensure that priority is given to the best option from the environmental point of view. According to this, all concrete statutory ordinances based on the CEP Law must first promote waste prevention, followed by these levels in the hierarchy:

  • preparation for reuse
  • recycling
  • energy recovery
  • disposal.

In addition to environmental impacts, technical, economic and social consequences must also be taken into account.

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Improving resource efficiency – enhancing recycling

The CEP envisages an increase in the recycling rate for municipal waste of at least 65% by 2020 (for paper, metal, plastic and glass) and a recycling rate of at least 70% for construction and demolition waste. In addition to the already general separation obligations for glass, paper, metals and plastics, since January 1, 2015, a separate obligation to hold biowaste (bio bin) applies.

Commercial collections of private waste disposal companies

Commercial collections of private waste disposal companies must not “jeopardize” the functioning of the public waste disposal carriers under the new Circular Economy Act and also do not significantly impair their planning reliability and organizational responsibility. With the new CEP municipalities would therefore have the right to prohibit collections of private companies in order to carry them out themselves.

Transport

Decisive for the transport of waste is the hazard potential of the waste. The transport of non-hazardous waste must always be reported, and hazardous waste is subject to a permit.

The 12th International Label Conference offers answers and pragmatic approaches to be fit for 2025 in the coming years.

Join us!

Let’s move forward towards a Circular Economy.

Registration already in progress here

INTRODUCING & WELCOME: Adeline FARRELLY | Secretary General | FEVE

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Adeline  FARRELLY | Secretary General | FEVE

Speaker at the 11TH INTERNATIONAL LABEL CONFERENCE 2016

In June 2008, Adeline was appointed Secretary General of FEVE, the EU Federation for Glass Packaging and Tableware Producers.  She is Member of the Board of Glass Alliance Europe and holds the post of Secretary General on a rotating basis.

Adeline has spent 25 years in Brussels working for various private and institutional organisations including the EU Commission, EU Parliament, Deloitte, and EuropaBio – the EU association for biotechnology industries.

Born in Ireland in 1963, Adeline holds a degree in political science from University College Dublin (UCD) and later earned a marketing qualification from the Marketing Institute of Ireland.     She is an active member of the Countess Markievicz group supporting women for election.

About FEVE

Who is FEVE?

 

FEVE is the European Federation of glass packaging and glass tableware makers.

Founded in 1977 and headquartered in Brussels, FEVE is an international not-for-profit association, which currently numbers over 60 company members and 22 corporate groups across the European Union, Switzerland and Turkey.

What is the role of FEVE?

FEVE is the official voice of the glass container industry at European level. It promotes the common interests of its members throughout Europe and is actively engaged in dialogue with European stakeholders and NGOs.

FEVE champions the position of the industry in the European debate on sustainability and it ensures collaboration with members and national glass associations on both Europe-wide projects and country based actions.

FEVE ensures that members are constantly informed about EU developments in Life Cycle Assessments, Packaging and Packaging Waste initiatives, developments in sustainable production and consumption, European Emissions Trading Scheme, REACH, and many other dossiers.

The Association promotes glass as an ideal packaging material for its unique environmental, economic and social assets. It actively supports the forum ‘Friends of Glass’ which brings together consumers who consider glass packaging to be good for themselves, their families.

For more information please visit: http://www.feve.org/

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INTRODUCING & WELCOME: Kirsi SEPPÄLÄINEN | Stora Enso

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Kirsi Seppäläinen | Senior Vice President | Communications, Biomaterials division, Stora Enso

Speaker at the 11th INTERNATIONAL LABEL CONFERENCE 2016

Biomaterials

 

Born 1964, Master of Arts, Finnish citizen. Member of Biomaterials division management team since March 2012. Responsible for communications, marketing communications, multisite certification and until November 2014 also sustainability for Biomaterials division. Prior to this position managerial communications and sustainability positions at Stora Enso, Metsä-Botnia, Uponor and Helvar Merca Group with international focus. Stora Enso Pathbuilders’ programme 2012-2013 and Pathbreakers’ programme in 2015, both programmes focusing on strategy and innovation with IMD.

About Stora Enso

Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Our aim is to replace fossil based materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. We employ some 26 000 employees in more than 35 countries, and our sales in 2015 were EUR 10.0 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on the Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchanges.

Stora Enso Biomaterials division offers a variety of pulp grades to meet the demands of paper, board, tissue, textile and hygiene producers. We also develop new ways to maximise the value extractable from wood, as well as other kinds of non-food-based biomass. Sugars and lignin hold potential for use in applications in the specialty chemical, construction, personal care and food industries. We have a global presence with operations in Brazil, Finland, Laos, Sweden, Uruguay and the USA.

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For more information please visit: http://biomaterials.storaenso.com/

INTRODUCING: Wil Duivenvoorden | Royal HaskoningDHV

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Wil Duivenvoorden | Leading Professional Agri/Food |  Royal HaskoningDHV

 

Speaker at the 11Th INTERNATIONAL LABEL CONFERENCE 2016

Future of food & beverage packaging and logistics, related to “big data”, “Industry 4.0”, Cradle to Cradle ® > Effectivity instead of Efficiency

(incl. role for “smart packaging concepts”)

or

Compliance based engineering for sustainable supply chains around new plants, within context of “local for local” > how to design for multinationals within context of glocalisation (incl. “giving back”/regional developments (e.g. water security or flood resillience)

Wil Duivenvoorden is a senior specialist in mechanical engineering and refrigeration engineering, with an extensive track record in integral design projects, related to food security and food quality assurance. As a senior agri-food expert in Royal HaskoningDHV, Wil regularly leads design teams in the area of Chain Architecture  – a unique methodology for securing and implementing logistics solutions across supply chains. Wil’s expertise and solid track record in developing solutions for logistics and micro climate issues have been applied to solving numerous food related challenges as well as in modelling and designing sustainable supply chains. Wil is board member and adviser for several commissions and consortia in the food industry, refrigeration and sustainable (circular) production fields.  His views and contributions are highly sought after and have featured in a number of publications.

 

About Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent, international engineering and project management consultancy with over 130 years of experience. Our professionals deliver services in the fields of aviation, buildings, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, urban and rural planning and water. Backed by expertise and experience of nearly 7,000 colleagues across the world, we work for public and private clients in more than 130 countries.

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We focus on delivering added value for our clients while at the same time addressing the challenges that societies are facing. These include the growing world population and the consequences for towns and cities; the demand for clean drinking water, water security and water safety; pressures on traffic and transport; resource availability and demand for energy and waste issues facing industry.

Context is critical. Every project we do exists within a changing and increasingly unpredictable environment. We understand the local context and deliver appropriate local solutions.

We believe in Enhancing Society Together. Stated simply, it means that in partnership with our clients and stakeholders we aim to contribute to a better world. ‘Together’ is important because we believe meaningful solutions for the future can no longer be created without collaboration.

Our roots are in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and South Africa. In addition, we are established in Asia and the Middle East, Africa and the Americas

About Royal HaskoningDHV | Food & Beverage

The food and beverages industry is one of the most important and dynamic industrial sectors. The range of products is extensive and with a continuous demand to improve and optimise the products to the developments in the consumer market.

On top of this, the food industry is also dealing with the demands of society for sustainability, global warming / climate change and environmental liability. And of course hygiene, energy efficiency and working conditions are daily concerns to each company involved in production of Food and Beverage.

Royal HaskoningDHV is a provider of services in the food and beverage industry. We cover a wide range of the market, from wheat preservation and feed production to the production of beer or cheese.

Food safety and hygiene is essential for our clients, so our specialist’s knowledge and experience with the regulations of EHEDG, FDA, HACCP and GMP guidelines are incorporated into every project during design and construction.

In recent years Royal HaskoningDHV has worked together with almost all main players in the international food and beverage sector. This results in depth knowledge of various production processes. This know-how, combined with our expert skills, enables us to deliver tailor-made solutions every time and to be able to provide our clients with a wide range of services.

Studies of optimising production lines

  • Advice on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Studies and advice on traceability
  • Environmental and energy impact assessments
  • Feasibility, green field and master plan studies
  • Process and technology selection
  • Due diligence studies
  • Asset management
  • Project and contract management
  • Conceptual design
  • Cost estimating (investments and exploitations)
  • Basic and detail engineering
  • Requirement specification and tendering
  • Contracting
  • All HSE services
  • On site assistance, construction and commissioning services

For more information please visit: http://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb

 

INTRODUCING: Roland POKORNY | KRONES AG

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Roland Pokorny | Vice President Corporate Communications | KRONES AG

Patronage of the topic:

BETTER SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGAMENT through COLLABARATION

11Th INTERNATIONAL LABEL CONFERENCE 2016

Graduated in Communication Design from the Nuremberg University of Applied Sciences, qualifying as a Chartered Designer. His first job in industry was with Rehau AG + Co., where he started in 1984 as Project Manager for trade fairs and exhibitions. Since 1989 Roland Pokorny has been working for Krones AG Corporate Communications. His responsibilities as department manager and art director now include the areas trade fairs, media production, web solutions and public relations. Since 2011, he is in charge of the overall direction of communications in the company.

About KRONES AG

Synonymous with holistic systems engineering: Krones
For machines, lines and complete factories – Krones, the one-stop shop

The Krones Group, headquartered in Neutraubling, Germany, plans, develops and manufactures machines and complete lines for the fields of process, filling and packaging technology. Its product portfolio is rounded off by information technology, factory planning and products from Krones’ subsidiaries as intralogistics, valve production etc.

Every day, millions of bottles, cans, and special-shaped containers are handled on lines from Krones, particularly in breweries, the soft-drinks sector and at producers of still or sparkling wines and spirits, but also in the food and luxury-goods industries, plus the chemical, cosmetics and pharmaceutical sectors.

Since being founded in 1951, Krones has become far more than a traditional-style machinery and line manufacturer: it has evolved into an all-round vendor for its clients. Mechanical engineering, line expertise, process engineering, microbiology and information technology have here been harmoniously integrated for optimum synergies. Nowadays, Krones is synonymous with holistic systems engineering.

Krones’ success is based on some few but crucial strategies: specialised knowledge of mechanical engineering and the customer sectors involved, a technical lead over its competitors driven by continuingly high expenditure on research and development, production facilities featuring state-of-the-art equipment operating to the most stringent of quality standards, backed up by worldwide 24/7 service support, and most especially by the skills of its highly motivated staff. More than 3,730 full and utility patents bear witness to the company’s innovative potential.

Worldwide, Krones employs 12,756 people. Approximately 90 per cent of its products are sold abroad. Consolidated sales in 2014 totalled 2.953 billion euros. The group includes not only Krones AG (M-DAX), but also more than 80 sales and service companies.

For further information please visit: www.www.krones.com/en

INTRODUCING: Frans EGBERTS | Vice President | FoodDrinkEurope

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Frans EGBERTS | Vice President | FoodDrinkEurope

also: Managing Director at Henri van de Bilt B.V.

Speaker at the 11Th INTERNATIONAL LABEL CONFERENCE 2016

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Professional Experience

 

  • 1977 – 1978 National Service
  • 1978 – 1979 U-Meat Holten
  • 1979 – 1985 Johma Salads
  • 1985 – 1985 Delicato Nordhorn
  • 1986 – 1991 Martinair Food
  • 1991 – 1996 Stegeman
  • 1996 – 2000 Hazlewood Foods
  • From 2000 till now Henri v.d Bilt

Additional

  • Vice President FoodDrinkEurope
  • Member Supply Chain Group Clitravi
  • Advisory Group VMT
  • Boardmember VNV (Dutch Meat Manufacturers’ Association)
  • Member Civil Dialogue Group Beef
  • Member ETP Leadership team
  • Boardmember “Stichting CBS”

 

ABOUT FOOD & DRINK EUROPE

 

Role and Mission

FoodDrinkEurope’s mission is to facilitate the development of an environment in which all European food and drink companies, whatever their size, can meet the needs of consumers and society, while competing effectively for sustainable growth.

FoodDrinkEurope’s contribution is based on sound scientific research, robust data management and effective communication, working within the regulatory framework to ensure that all food and drink issues are dealt with in a holistic manner. The organisation promotes its members’ interests in areas such as food safety and sciencenutrition and health, consumer trust and choice, competitiveness, and environmental sustainability.

How FoodDrinkEurope works

FoodDrinkEurope’s permanent secretariat, based in Brussels, maintains close contacts with European and international institutions and is a major partner in consultations on all issues affecting Europe’s food and drink industry.

FoodDrinkEurope coordinates the work of more than 700 experts though its Committees and Expert Groups around four themes: food and consumer policy (food safety and science, nutrition and health), environmental sustainability and competitiveness.

Through these Committees and Expert Groups, Europe’s food and drink manufacturers provide broad and in-depth expertise. They contribute to FoodDrinkEurope positions on key issues which, once approved, are communicated to European and international decision-makers with a view to shaping legislative and non-legislative developments impacting on the industry.

How FoodDrinkEurope came about

UNICE (the Union of Industrial and Employers’ Confederations of Europe) founded the CIAA (Confederation of Food and Drink Industries of the EEC) in 1982 to replace their Commission of Food and Drink Industries.

Registered as an international association under Belgian law, CIAA’s creation provided Europe’s food and drink industry with its own independent organisation. Since then, CIAA became a key stakeholder, working with European and international institutions on issues impacting on the food and drink industry.

On 23 June 2011, CIAA opened a dynamic new chapter in its history, becoming FoodDrinkEurope. With its new, immediately identifiable name and logo, FoodDrinkEurope will continue to speak for the industry, representing both the industry’s traditions and potential.

MEMBER COMPANIES

AGROKOR

AGROKOR

CARGILL

CARGILL

COCA-COLA

COCA-COLA

DANONE

DANONE

DSM

DSM

DUPONT

DUPONT

FERRERO

FERRERO

GENERAL MILLS

GENERAL MILLS

HEINZ

HEINZ

KELLOGG

KELLOGG

MARS

MARS

McCAIN

McCAIN

Mondelez International

Mondelez International

NESTLÉ

NESTLÉ

PEPSICO

PEPSICO

SÜDZUCKER

SÜDZUCKER

TATE & LYLE

TATE & LYLE

ÜLKER

ÜLKER

UNILEVER

UNILEVER