INFOPACK NEWS _ 03/12/2022

How can biotechnology help the agri-food value chain?

News - Feeding

How can biotechnology help the agri-food value chain?


The current "use-consume-dispose" economic model based on the concept of linear economy has a high impact on resources and the environment, particularly in the agri-food sector. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Feeding BRAND: ITENE
ITENE will improve the properties of compostable and recycled plastics for food packaging and bottles for drugstore products

News - Circular Economy

ITENE will improve the properties of compostable and recycled plastics for food packaging and bottles for drugstore products


The research centre will reduce the cost of these materials to take advantage of and recover waste that have an impact on the environment through the EXTRECH UP project, funded by IVACE ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
How to measure the environmental footprint of your packaging

News - Circular Economy

How to measure the environmental footprint of your packaging


Environmental degradation and climate change represent an existential threat to Europe and the rest of the world. The European Green Deal is presented as a tool to overcome these challenges with the intention of transforming the EU into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
How can biotechnology help the agri-food value chain?

News - Feeding

How can biotechnology help the agri-food value chain?


The current "use-consume-dispose" economic model based on the concept of linear economy has a high impact on resources and the environment, particularly in the agri-food sector. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Feeding BRAND: ITENE
Compostability: A pathway to the 2030 objectives

Markets - Circular Economy

Compostability: A pathway to the 2030 objectives


Compostable materials are those that can be degraded by the action of organisms producing carbon dioxide, water, inorganic compounds and biomass under certain conditions and without generating toxic waste. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Extended producer responsibility for commercial and industrial packaging

Markets - Circular Economy

Extended producer responsibility for commercial and industrial packaging


Today's societies are constantly growing, not only in terms of population growth, but also in terms of purchasing power. Every day new companies and businesses emerge, restaurants with the star dish of the moment, e-commerce shops with unusual products, or even new hobbies to occupy our free time. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Retailers facing the challenges of the circular economy

Markets - Circular Economy

Retailers facing the challenges of the circular economy


The climate crisis has already become a topical and urgent issue, and the increase in greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activity is believed to be the cause of this problem. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
ITENE quantifies the mechanical risks and the carbon footprint of the distribution routes of different companies to boost their sustainability

News - Logistics and Transport

ITENE quantifies the mechanical risks and the carbon footprint of the distribution routes of different companies to boost their sustainability


Within the framework of the R&D project MODELROAD, funded by IVACE, the research centre has characterised the transport routes of AdE Logística, Cade Logistics, GLS Spain, Grefusa, Choví, MRW Sibealpi and SEUR to reduce the environmental impact and costs and maximise product protection. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Logistics and Transport BRAND: ITENE
Nanotechnology and packaging: advantages, applications and surveillance

News - Packaging materials

Nanotechnology and packaging: advantages, applications and surveillance


In recent decades we have observed an increase in the demand for packaging with characteristics that represent a challenge for manufacturers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Packaging materials BRAND: ITENE
Improved properties and new packaging applications in a circular economy

News - Circular Economy

Improved properties and new packaging applications in a circular economy


The market is experiencing an increased demand for recycled plastics by the industry that uses or manufactures packaging ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE