INCPENIndustry Council for Packaging and the Environment (UK)
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"We would urge businesses to refer to Incpen's Responsible Packaging Code of Practice and take advantage of this free advice from Envirowise."
An INCPEN spokesman said: ``The proportion of cigarette ends littered increased by 43.
INCPEN director Jane Bickerstaffe yesterday warned the litter problem would get worse if action was not taken before public places in Scotland become cigarette-free in March 2006.
For example, the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (Incpen) recently questioned the validity of British government proposals to increase packaging recycling rates in 2008.
Jane Bickerstaffe, Director of the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), says: "There are a number of key drivers for companies to minimise and optimise packaging, including the Producer Responsibility (Packaging Waste) Obligations--which require packaging producers to take responsibility for recovering 70 per cent of packaging by 2010--and the Packaging (Essential Requirements) Regulations--which dictate that packaging volume and weight in the UK market is limited to the minimum amount that is absolutely necessary.
Other partners in this venture, known as ' Neat Streets' include Westminster City Council, Veolia, and INCPEN. The campaign is managed by a charity called 'Hubbub' and features a series of interactive installations and exhibitions in Villiers Street, adjacent to Charing Cross railway station in London, that will trial new ways of encouraging people not to litter.
This kind of overall 'greening' of a packaging process is what Jane Bickerstaffe, director of the UK's Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), whose membership includes Unilever, Elizabeth Arden, Boots and Proctor & Gamble, said is the best way to reduce environmental impact.
LINPAC plastics is welcoming the latest code of practice issued by INCPEN (Industry Council for Packaging and the environment) with the plea for the industry to adopt the drive for intelligent packaging, which delivers benefits for users and minimises any environmental impact.
I came back to the packaging and plastics world when appointed Chief Executive of Incpen, the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment in 1992.
This study, commissioned by the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN), looked at the many purposes of packaging in the UK economy.