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Circular economy and packaging optimization

Markets & packaging

Circular economy and packaging optimization


Over the past 50 years, the role and importance of plastics in our economy has consistently grown. Global production of plastics has increased twentyfold since the 1960s, reaching 322 million tonnes in 2015. It is expected to double again over the next 20 years. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Circular Economy in multilayer plastics: latest advances

Markets & packaging

Circular Economy in multilayer plastics: latest advances


Current society is in a constant movement: population follows an almost exponential growth, and with it, needs and demands of resources. In this way, we face to a several of challenges which involve all areas of human activity development, from food security to climate change. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Plastic waste: more sustainable management

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Plastic waste: more sustainable management


The problem exists, and it is positive that the European Union is pushing for a search for alternatives products made from other materials, but we wonder if the aim of eliminating these plastic products by 2021 is a proportional and realistic objective. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Infopack Magazine
CEFLEX actively endorses the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Markets & packaging

CEFLEX actively endorses the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment


CEFLEX, the consortium of companies, associations and organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy in Europe, has issued its endorsement of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) Global Commitment for a New Plastics Economy. This support is based on the EMF vision of a circular economy for plastic packaging being fully aligned with the CEFLEX vision. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Ceflex
Circular Economy, a model with business challenges and opportunities

Markets & packaging

Circular Economy, a model with business challenges and opportunities


Efficient use of resources, waste and energy have become necessary in a society that aspires to continuous progress that, inevitable, must go hand in hand with environmental progress. To make this possible, the Circular Economy has appeared as a tool that can guide us towards a lasting, sustainable social growth that fights against climate change. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ECOEMBES
Packaging material a key issue for the climate

Markets & packaging

Packaging material a key issue for the climate


Switching material from plastic to paperboard can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99 per cent. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Iggesund
Zumosol partners with Elopak and switches from plastic bottles to sustainable beverage cartons

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Zumosol partners with Elopak and switches from plastic bottles to sustainable beverage cartons


First aseptic Pure-Pak cartons with Natural Brown Board on the market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Elopak
FPE endorses Common Vision of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

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FPE endorses Common Vision of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment


Flexible Packaging industry takes active lead towards development of a circular economy. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE)
Sustainable packaging for premium applications in cosmetics

Markets & packaging

Sustainable packaging for premium applications in cosmetics


The cosmetics market is one of the fastest growing market in recent years, becoming one of the most promising now-a-days. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Circular solutions for commercial and industrial plastic containers

Markets & packaging

Circular solutions for commercial and industrial plastic containers


The European Commission has been discussing this since 2015, through its Communication on the EU Action Plan for the Circular Economy. The Circular Economy will boost competitiveness by protecting companies against resource scarcity and price volatility, and contribute to creating new business opportunities, as well as innovative and more efficient ways of producing and consuming. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: SINTAC Recycling