TIE joined 120 industry associations to call the European Commission, the Council of the European Union and the European Parliament to preserve the general principles of the internal market in the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation. The internal market framework will best serve the environmental and economic objectives of this regulation.
Toy companies now must create different packaging for different EU countries, use additional stickers or increase packaging size. This is costly and harmful for the environment. A stronger internal market and a harmonised application of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation across the EU would benefit both businesses and the environment.
Read the full statement here.