CEFLEX comments on negotiations for UN Global Treaty to End Plastic Pollution; group seeks requirements to ensure all plastic packaging is designed for recycling; targets will drive collection, sorting and recycling; and systems are sustainably funded

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May 26, 2023 (press release) –

The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) delegation is bringing its technical expertise in flexible packaging and material circularity to help inform the negotiations and accelerate the global transition to a circular economy.

CEFLEX is seeking binding requirements in the treaty to ensure:

  • All plastic packaging is designed for recycling
  • Targets are set to drive collection, sorting and recycling
  • Sustainably funded systems are set up for collection, sorting and recycling of plastic packaging – including flexibles


Contact our delegation and team:

In Paris 29 May – 2 June 2023

Graham Houlder
+31 6 81 79 47 47

All issues relating to UN Global Treaty

Fiona Durie
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A CEFLEX delegation representative of the complete flexible packaging value chain at the second session in Paris, France, 29 May-2 June 2023 includes material producers, convertors, brands and EPR systems ready to bring their expertise.

CEFLEX is a UNEP-accredited organisation able to attend the INC negotiations and endorses the vision statement of the Business Coalition for a Global Plastics Treaty, convened by WWF and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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