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Innovia launches encore sustainable bopp films

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Innovia launches encore sustainable bopp films


Innovia Films is launching a new family of highly functional recyclable BOPP films named Encore. These are manufactured from renewable non-food based raw materials, helping to reduce the use of fossil based virgin raw materials. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Innovia Films
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
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
M•VERA – Bioplastics for the European market

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M•VERA – Bioplastics for the European market


Due to the current situation and in order to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus, the demand for hygienic packaging materials is increasing. Plastics meet the requirements such as good barrier properties and are thus often used. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: BIO-FED
Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?

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Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?


Is the organic sector living up to its sustainability claims when it comes to packaging? Packaging expert Carolina Schweig went to BIOFACH and VIVANESS, the Leading Trade Fairs for Organic Food and Natural and Organic Personal Care, to see for herself. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: FachPack
European Soft Drinks Industry Joins the “Close the Glass Loop” to Optimize Glass Packaging Circular Economy

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European Soft Drinks Industry Joins the “Close the Glass Loop” to Optimize Glass Packaging Circular Economy


UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe – representing the European soft drinks industry – joins “Close the Glass Loop” – the major industry stewardship programme for glass packaging initiated by FEVE – EU Federation of the container glass.  The platform has the objective to achieve a post-consumer glass container collection target of 90%, and to ensure that this is recycled into the container glass production loop to come back as a new packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: UNESDA
Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates

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Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates


Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has analyzed the sensory properties of post-consumer shopping bags made of low density polyethylene (LDPE) and originating from different collection systems. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Fraunhofer IVV
Market demands increasingly drive sustainability work

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Market demands increasingly drive sustainability work


Over the past 60 years, regulatory requirements have been the biggest driver of environmental efforts by the process industry. But now brand owners with high sustainability expertise have become an important force – by making more and more demands on their suppliers right across the sustainability spectrum. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Iggesund
Sustainability improvements in packaging and logistics

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Sustainability improvements in packaging and logistics


Sustainable development is of great importance for Verstraete IML, we continuously strive to minimize our impact on the environment. Our core business, in mould labelling, contributes to environment protection: the packaging and the label are made of the same material. This forms a mono packaging that can be fully recycled and enables us to ensure that the raw materials have the longest possible service life. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Verstraete IML
A circular alternative to plastic packaging

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A circular alternative to plastic packaging


Ball Corporation launches Infinitely Recyclable Aluminum Bottle Line, a new impact extruded aluminum bottle line that provides a circular solution to plastic pollution. In the hands of our sustainability, innovation and product design experts, aluminum is taking shape as a new bottle – the Infinity Aluminum Bottle – that is designed to be made again. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Ball