MARKETS & PACKAGING

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates

Markets & packaging

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