Publicising and rewarding the most innovative and environmentally sustainable packaging. Favouring research into solutions with the smallest environmental impact. All of which while keeping in mind that reducing the effects of packaging on the environment will mean, not only intervening on the amount of resources being used, but will also involve taking into account the entire life cycle of packaging itself, including manufacturing processes, consumer use and end-of-life management. These are the objectives that Conai – an Italian consortium dedicated to recovery and recycling of packaging materials – is hoping to achieve by launching a call for bids (Bando Conai per la prevenzione) with the support of the Ministry of the Environment.  Conai’s partner businesses can o...