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Manufacturers and retailers working together to promote responsible packaging for resource-efficient sustainable supply chains 














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INCPEN is a research organisation which draws together an influential group of companies who share a vision of the future where all production, distribution and consumption contribute to a truly sustainable society. [read more...]




DIRECTOR'S BLOG

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  Does it make more sense to conserve materials or conserve fossil fuel energy?
The circular economy aims to optimise systems by making them more efficient and by the effective use and re-use of materials - using renewable energy to do so.

  As a country we’re generating less waste, sending less to landfill and recycling more...
...all good news for the environment, but you wouldn’t think so from some of the headlines.

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OUR LATEST CAMPAIGN

Mr Potato is dead

The Good, the Bad and the Spudly campaign explains that contrary to popular belief, packaging helps to prevent waste and is a positive net benefit to the environment.
See it now.

LATEST NEWS

INCPEN's Jane Bickerstaffe wins at the UK Packaging Awards 2014

Outstanding Contribution to the Industry

European Waste Review and Packaging - INCPEN view
INCPEN welcomes efforts to improve resource-efficiency but concerned that proposed high targets, EPR and design requirements won't deliver.

EUMOS 3rd Transport Packaging Symposium
Click here to see Jane's presentation November 2014

See INCPEN Director's presentations at Sealed Air's Global Dairy Summit
October 2014 Paris

INCPEN celebrates 40 years
Come on a journey with us and see INCPEN's progress over the years

Resource-efficient Packaging
INCPEN presentation to RECOUP highlights need to design for overall resource-efficiency whether recyclable or not.
25 Sept 2014


Packaging Innovations: Responding to Consumers' Needs and Reducing Environmental Impact
INCPEN helps ensure policy encourages innovation and resource-efficient supply chains
7 September 2014

BBC Radio 4 In Business programme
Half hour programme on packaging innovations.
22 May 2014

Litter is everyone's problem
INCPEN calls on everyone - individuals, banks, newspaper publishers, post offices, manufacturers and retailers to work together to stamp out litter.
16 May 2014

Cherry-picking litter won't work: It has to be all or nothing
18 March 2014






LATEST TWEET

DID YOU KNOW?

Canned sweetcorn

More Nutritious
Frozen and canned foods are fresher and more nutritious than foods which have not been packed straight after picking



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