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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

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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

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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
EROSKI develops a pioneering project for the recycling of coffee capsules in the great distribution in Spain

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EROSKI develops a pioneering project for the recycling of coffee capsules in the great distribution in Spain


It´s a pilot initiative that the cooperative starts in stores in the Basque Country, Navarra and the Balearic Islands and that makes it the first major distributor in Spain to install own collection points for coffee capsules of any material and brand. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: PLS POOLING
Ecodesign: prevention as a key tool in the circular economy

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Ecodesign: prevention as a key tool in the circular economy


A dedication to innovation is undoubtedly essential for survival in ever more globalized markets in which companies must compete by systematically developing new concepts, processes and products. In this context, ecodesign becomes a key factor in a company’s ability to compete. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: AENOR
The waste of before, our raw material of today and of the future

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The waste of before, our raw material of today and of the future


In recent years, the generation of waste from food has become a social problem. The skin of the orange that we just squeezed, the shell of the egg that we just ate, the residues of pastries that we do not consume, cereal husks ... are just examples of things that we consume during any given day and that end up generating "Garbage" in the consumer and in the industry. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
“Consumers must commit to ecological packaging”

Markets & packaging

“Consumers must commit to ecological packaging”


We spoke with Sven Sängerlaub, Business Development Manager Packaging at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), about the part played by packaging design in improving the recyclability of plastic packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV)