MARKETS & PACKAGING

Detergent packaging now even more sustainable

Markets & packaging

Detergent packaging now even more sustainable


Walki offers solutions made of 100% renewable raw materials and soon also made of circular polymers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Walki
A lie can change the world: packaging and sustainability

Markets & packaging

A lie can change the world: packaging and sustainability


Everyone reaches moments in life where a choice must be made. We do it all the time, more than we think, because many choices are automatic. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Tridimage
Translating Sustainable Development Goals into actions

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Translating Sustainable Development Goals into actions


The United Nations Global Compact initiative proposes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that lay out a path to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and protect our planet. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Quadpack group
New Life Cycle Assessment of aluminium beverage cans shows significant carbon emissions reduction

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New Life Cycle Assessment of aluminium beverage cans shows significant carbon emissions reduction


Metal Packaging Europe, the association of European producers of rigid metal packaging and their supply chain partners, completed a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of aluminium beverage cans (25, 33 and 50 cl volumes). ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Metal Packaging Europe
SABIC introduces LNP ELCRIN iQ upcycled compounds to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste

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SABIC introduces LNP ELCRIN iQ upcycled compounds to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste


SABIC today introduced its LNP ELCRIN iQ portfolio of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounded resins derived from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) to support the circular economy and help reduce plastic waste ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Sabic
Circular economy and packaging optimization

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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

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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

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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

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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