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Food grade plastic recyclers must follow EU rules

Recycling companies wanting to use shredded waste plastics to make bottles or other containers will have to follow new European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) guidelines to ensure the materials are safe for consumers.The European Union (EU) agency has released detailed notes on a mandatory assessment that must be carried out on companies wanting to manufacture such food and drinks packaging for the EU market. New EU plastics regulation EC/282/2008 requires recycled ...