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The Fibre Box Association (FBA) and the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) have announced compatibility between their corrugated produce container footprint standards.
"We are very pleased that we could harmonize the two new standards so quickly," says Jean-Pierre Lardillon, secretary general of FEFCO. "Member companies have worked hard to design standard containers that will work well in either market.
- type 1: box for embossed card packaging, - type 2: embossed card shipping box, - type 3: folded card box, - type 4: fefco
201 box type "american box", - type 5: brown triangular tube.
The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers, Fefco, has also welcomed the apparent move toward a more flexible waste hierarchy within the legislation.
Fefco Secretary General Jean Pierre Lardillon added, "Our objective is to end the current discrimination against fiber-based packaging and push for equal treatment for re-use and recycling."
EUROPEAN COPPER INSTITUTE FAO - THE FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO) ACE AISBL - THE ALLIANCE FOR BEVERAGE CARTONS AND ENVIRONMENT AISBL L ALLIANCE CARTON ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT ACE EAA - European Aluminium Association EUROFER - European Confederation of Iron and Steel Industries (EUROFER) FEFCO
- EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF CORRUGATED BOARD MANUFACTURERS Food SCP - European Food Sustainable Consumption and Production Round Table ORGALIME - European Engineering Industries Association PlasticsEurope - Association of Plastics Manufacturers (PlasticsEurope