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Packaging Labeling Legislation in Europe: A 2024 Regulatory Update

Mar 12, 2024 Packaging Labeling Legislation in Europe: A 2024 Regulatory Update

Packaging Labeling Legislation in Europe – Whitepaper Overview:

In recent years the lack of harmony across EU member state packaging labeling schemes has led the EU to propose its own harmonized labeling system.

This whitepaper summarizes the current status of the EU’s efforts, as well as recent developments in packaging material labeling legislation across Europe.

This Whitepaper Covers:

  • The development of the EUs’ proposed harmonized labeling system for packaging under the proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation
  • The UK’s proposed recyclability labeling scheme for packaging
  • Upcoming and current packaging labeling requirements throughout European countries
  • The position of the Green Dot label in Europe

*This whitepaper was originally published on 12th March, 2024. Further regulatory developments may have occurred after publication. To keep up-to-date with the latest compliance news, sign up to our newsletter.


Freida Wüschner Gubbins, Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist, Compliance & Risks

Freida is a Senior Global Regulatory Compliance Specialist with 10 years experience working with Compliance & Risks. She keeps clients up to date on a number of regulatory areas including; packaging labeling legislation, single-use plastics and the transport of dangerous goods.

Freida has a BA in European Studies and German and an MSc in Environmental, Health and Safety Management.