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Nespresso Takes Important Step Towards Circularity with Launch of New Capsules using 80% Recycled Aluminium

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Nespresso Takes Important Step Towards Circularity with Launch of New Capsules using 80% Recycled Aluminium


Nespresso has announced the launch of the first coffee capsules on the market made using 80% recycled aluminium, as part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going further to minimize waste and maximize reuse of product materials. The move closely follows the introduction in March of new machine boxes in fully recyclable packaging made of 95% recycled material.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Nespresso
Stora Enso’s food-safe kraftliner enables businesses to expand to new segments

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Stora Enso’s food-safe kraftliner enables businesses to expand to new segments


The ongoing move from plastic to renewable packaging and the growth of e-commerce are increasing the demand for kraftliners for corrugated packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Stora Enso
FreeForm Packaging AB launches high barrier solution

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FreeForm Packaging AB launches high barrier solution


FreeForm packaging has launched a new, paper based, high barrier solution. The high barrier has a thin layer that protects the packaging against oxygen transition and is environmentally friendly. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Free From Plastic Packaging
Steel packaging hits a new recycling milestone of 82.5%

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Steel packaging hits a new recycling milestone of 82.5%


This new record rate, which represents data from 2018, confirms steel as Europe’s most recycled primary (1) packaging material and means that more than 8 out of 10 steel items put on the EU market this year have been recycled into new steel products. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Steel for packaging
Acqua S. Bernardo diversifies its portfolio with metal packaging from Crown

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Acqua S. Bernardo diversifies its portfolio with metal packaging from Crown


Beverage cans create new consumption occasions for the famous Italian spring water brand. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Crown Technology
First Nivea cosmetic bottles made of 100% recycled polyethylene

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First Nivea cosmetic bottles made of 100% recycled polyethylene


Avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle: Against the background of this ethos, skincare company Beiersdorf started the Recyclist pilot project earlier this year. The development of Nivea cosmetic bottles made of 100% recycled polyethylene (PE) was realized in a collaborative project with the Fraunhofer IVV, Fraunhofer IWKS, and Pla.to GmbH. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV)
Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable provides sustainable solution for dishwasher tablet packaging

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Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable provides sustainable solution for dishwasher tablet packaging


Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi has partnered with Reckitt Benckiser Group to launch a fully recyclable, mono-material flexible plastic packaging portfolio for the premium line of its Finish® dishwasher tablets Quantum Ultimate. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Mondi Group
Bio materials as an alternative to complying with increasingly demanding legislation

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Bio materials as an alternative to complying with increasingly demanding legislation


According to FAO data, every year 1.300 million tons of food are wasted, which is equivalent specifically to a third of their world production, with the associated social, environmental and economic problems. One of the main strategies to avoid the waste of food is to extend the shelf life of products by packaging them with materials with barrier properties, generally materials with multilayer structures (eg PET / PE, PET / EVOH / PE, OPP / OPP, PET / met / PE, etc). ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: ITENE
From Lay´s potato chip bag to key chemical required for plastic bottles

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From Lay´s potato chip bag to key chemical required for plastic bottles


Sustainable technology company Anellotech has announced that a laboratory demonstration of its Plas-TCatTM technology – which transforms mixed plastic waste directly into chemicals– successfully converted a Lay’s Barbeque Potato Chip (PepsiCo) bag into paraxylene, the primary chemical used to make virgin PET for beverage bottles. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Anellotech
Nicolas Feuillatte goes 100% metal with Crown

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Nicolas Feuillatte goes 100% metal with Crown


Nicolas Feuillatte is celebrating the inclusion of the Hillsides, Houses and Cellars of the Champagne region on the illustrious Unesco World Heritage List with a new, multi-award winning, limited edition tin. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Crown Cork