• Let's create together a better environment.

    Let's create together a better environment.

    The CONAI system is the reference institution that promotes, coordinates and ensures the recovery and recycling of materials from the collection of packaging.

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  • An excellence system in Italy and Europe.

    An excellence system in Italy and Europe.

    Conai is a consortium of companies, non-profit organization, which ensures the achievement of national targets, for recovery and recycling of packaging waste, provided by law.

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  • Sustainability through design.

    Sustainability through design.

    Conai is committed to encouraging the development of a culture of environmental sustainability from packaging design and supports the development of an industry that valorise the materials.

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  • Support for local authorities and citizens.

    Support for local authorities and citizens.

    Conai ensures, through the Framework Agreement ANCI-CONAI, the development of separate collection and initiate recycling of packaging waste, on the basis of the shared responsibility principle.

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  • Creating awareness: a priority.

    Creating awareness: a priority.

    CONAI is committed to the citizens, to sensitize and involve them to the recycling and valorization of packaging waste, and to local authorities for better communication in support of the waste collection systems.

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  • Lovecycle - The movie

    Lovecycle - The movie

    A short film that tells an endless story in a new way: that of waste recycling of steel packaging, aluminum, paper, wood, plastic and glass.It 's the exciting journey that the six players make for the discovery of their origins.

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  • A new project for primary schools

    A new project for primary schools

    CONAI has created, in collaboration with Corriere della Sera, a new project of education to environmental citizenship dedicated to the separate collection and recycling of packaging.

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A complete guide for companies.

Is your company already a member or do you still have to join CONAI? You’ll find useful information here on the consortium criteria.



Packaging eco-sustainability becomes innovation.

How to make prevention: projects and success stories.

Local Authorities

Local Authorities

CONAI together with ANCI and the local authorities.

The agreements and activities supporting separate waste collection and packaging recycling.



The CONAI dialogue with citizens, institutions and businesses.

Our events, communication campaigns and the sustainability report.



NEWS / 02 August 2019

CONAI: the restructuring of the Environmental Contribution for paper, plastic and wood packaging

CONAI Board of Directors approved the restructuring of the Environmental Contribution for paper, plastic, and wood packaging, which will come into force on 1 January 2020.

NEWS / 30 July 2019

CONAI: recovered 80.6% of packaging waste in 2018

In Italy, in 2018, 80.6% of packaging waste was recovered: 10.691 million tons of the total 13.267 million rput on the market. Of these, the part started to recycle reaches 70%.

NEWS / 10 May 2019

CONAI Assembly 2019

The CONAI Consortium Assembly, held on 4 May 2018, approved the Management Report and the 2017 CONAI financial statements.

NEWS / 13 September 2018

CONAI restructures the Environmental Contribution to give way to the recycling of packaging

From 1 January 2019, the Environmental Contribution will be reduced to € 3.00/ton for steel packaging and more than halved for aluminium packaging (€ 15.00/ton). There will also be further benefits for the reuse of wooden pallets.

NEWS / 09 April 2018

Packaging Waste and Sustainability Forum

The "Packaging Waste and Sustainability Forum" will be held in Brussels from 5 to 7 June 2018, also supported by Expra. Find out more for information and registration.

NEWS / 29 March 2018

Rome, the new separate waste collection plan

The presentation of the  plan for the new separate waste collection in the VI and X Municipio di Roma, with the communication campaign for the 500,000 citizens involved.


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Online declarations

CONAI Consortium members have activated the service "Online Declarations for sending forms via a secure Internet connection. As of 2014 this method of transmission became mandatory for submitting Environmental Contribution declarations and reimbursement/exemption requests.


Online membership application

Is available the "On-Line Subscription" service to send the application form to CONAI, through the website impresainungiorno.gov.it. Moreover, only for the CONAI members, you can proceed with the master data changes (occurring after joining) or with a withdrawal, using the same web portal. To access it, it is necessary to have a National Service Card (CNS) with an active pin or SPID (Public Digital Identity System) credentials.