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Smart sustainable plastic packaging process evaluation report

An independent assessment of key processes, mechanisms and approaches implemented, answering questions on design, implementation, monitoring and value creation.

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Smart sustainable plastic packaging final process evaluation report (PDF)

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The purpose of this report, which presents findings of the process evaluation, is twofold:

1. to assess the effectiveness of key processes, mechanisms and approaches implemented to successfully deliver the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) challenge:

  • what has worked well or less well
  • what steps has SSPP already taken to adapt and improve certain processes or to change course
  • what further improvements could be made during the remainder of the challenge lifetime and for administration and delivery of future funding opportunities, like that published at the start of September 2022

2. more specifically, evidence collated from SSPP challenge staff and delivery organisations, project applicants, and wider stakeholders, has been used to answer four overarching process evaluation questions covering:

  • design
  • implementation
  • monitoring
  • value creation (wider impact)

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