The Packaging Committee

The Packaging Committee brings together market players in the industry to discuss wide ranging issues concerning packaging, recycling, and waste management in Singapore, as well as in the region. Comprising Members from a wide range of industries, from Phram to Alcohol, the Committee will identify areas of common interests, voice problems and share insights for new developments and industry best practices.

We aim to:
  • Represent European companies that have products that require large amounts of packaging for the Singapore and ASEAN markets.
  • Provide a platform for members to keep abreast of latest developments in the regulation of packaging in Singapore, which is often used as a model for the region.
  • Facilitate information exchange and cooperation between European and Asian stakeholders
  • Communicate and provide feedback to areas of concern to the authorities and regulators for policy-making consideration
Highlights
This year the Committee has been in active consultation with NEA in anticipation of the upcoming mandatory packaging waste reporting scheme that NEA will be implementing in Singapore within the next few years. The Committee has prepared a White Paper for the Agency, in response to their specific questions on the industry's view of the upcoming scheme as well as detailed information on similar schemes in other countries.
 

On the 16th of March at the ASEAN PHARMA PACKAGING CONFERENCE 2017, Yiannis Korkovelos, EuroCham's Policy & Corporate Affairs Manager, presented to the conference on the role of Chambers of Commerce as well as EuroCham's active IPR and Packaging Committees

On the 24th of May 2016, EuroCham was proud to take part to the Final Industry Consultation on Packaging Waste Management organized by NEA, with the presence of Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. This platform enabled the private sector to provide inputs on the possible introduction of mandatory requirements for more sustainable packaging waste management over the long term, as well as to learn more about the Singapore Packaging Agreement.

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On the 9th of December 2015, the EuroCham's Packaging Committee participated in the first Packaging Management Industry Consultation organised by the National Environment Agency. EuroCham's members had a leading role in the discussion that gathered over hundred of participants from the industry.

On the 29th of October 2015, a Task Force was formed for the launching of the EuroCham Packaging Committee. The scope of the committee as well as the strategic alliances with government were discussed.  
Find out more

For more information about the work of our Committees, membership and activities, please contact our Committee's department at research@eurocham.org.sg

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