The European Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation

NVC member’s meeting (Members-only)

17 February 2023
Live Hybrid from the NVC Auditorium, Gouda
3-5 PM CET

15.00 Welcome and introduction

Michael Nieuwesteeg, managing director

●The European Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (introduced December 1994)
●The European and world (ISO) standards on packaging and packaging waste (published 2012)
●The PUMA MANIFESTO (published 6 May 2020)
●The PUMA World Conference (Düsseldorf 3 May 2023 in conjunction with interpack2023)

15.30 The Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (proposal published 30 November 2022)
Helen Crowe, manager Information Services

●What's in it? Overview of content and summary
●The relationship with other legislation in Europe
●The relationship with similar legislation outside Europe
●The timeframe for implementation
●Informing NVC member companies via information service MERGE

16.15 Joint analysis and follow-up

17.00 Closing

The meeting starts at 3 PM CET and is Live Hybrid. So you can join in the NVC Auditorium at the NVC association office in Gouda or from any other location. There are no costs involved. Register here or contact the NVC association office at or phone +31-(0)182-512411.