MARKETS & PACKAGING

Packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector and circular economy

Markets & packaging

Packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector and circular economy


Despite the fact that the "bulk" method generates the least amount of waste in principle, it must be borne in mind that a minimum amount is inevitably generated throughout its life cycle ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Packaging waste management

Markets & packaging

Packaging waste management


Since 1994, and with the publication of the Directive 94/62/EC, the need to harmonize packaging management and its waste has been higlighted. From this moment on, European countries began to implement separate collection for packaging waste gradually. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Material recycling and compostability as tools to achieve the Circular Economy

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Material recycling and compostability as tools to achieve the Circular Economy


The European Union has been working since 2015 on action plans and strategies to lead Member States and the European industries towards a circular economy model. This model consists of transforming and taking advantage of the waste produced by industrial or domestic activities as new resources or raw materials. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?

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Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?


It has been almost two years since the European Commission published the draft of Directive (EU) 2019/904 of the European Parliament as well as the Council Directive of June 5th 2019, on the reduction of the impact of certain plastic products in the environment. Now it is the turn of the Member States, which must carry out the work of translating and landing all those objectives set by Europe and defining in more detail how these ambiguous measures are to be carried out —or even making them even more restrictive if necessary. ( Read more... )


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

Markets & packaging

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

Markets & packaging

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