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ICMAD Presents "Packaging Sustainability and Environmental Requirements 101"

Date: 12/14/2017

ICMAD Presents Its Newest Webinar: "Packaging Sustainability and Environmental Requirements 101"

Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 12:00 P.M. CST
Cost: $75 Members / $95 NonMembers

ICMAD and Environmental Packaging International (EPI) will hold a webinar on sustainable packaging issues and an overview of important global environmental packaging regulations related to packaging labeling, design, and Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).  All attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions following EPI’s presentation.  Copies of the PowerPoint presentation will be made available following the session.

Topics covered will be:

Issues in sustainable packaging 

   - packaging designs and recyclability issues

   - Bio-based vs. biodegradable which is packaging environmentally friendly?

Packaging Labeling Regulations

   - Environmental labeling (voluntary and mandatory)

   - Material identification coding   

FTC Green Guides & environmental claims

Packaging design regulations

EU essential requirements     

Empty space and layer limits

California RPPC Law      

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)

   - what is EPR?   

   - overview of existing programs

   - overview of countries working towards EPR for packaging

Developments in the U.S.


Expert Presenters:


Holly Young, President                                        Victor Bell, President

H+Y Regulatory Graphics Consultants          Environmental Packaging Int'l