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New Law on Waste and Contaminated Soil for a Circular Economy: How we help the packaging sector to adapt

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New Law on Waste and Contaminated Soil for a Circular Economy: How we help the packaging sector to adapt


In the packaging sector we were expectant in recent times about the imminent approval of the Law on Waste and Contaminated Soils for a Circular Economy. Finally, this text, which regulates waste management in our country, was published in the Official State Gazette and came into force on 10 April. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Waste and Contaminated Soils Law and the future Royal Decree of Packaging and Packaging Waste

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Waste and Contaminated Soils Law and the future Royal Decree of Packaging and Packaging Waste


The world of packaging is experiencing times of changes at normative level. At the end of March, the new Law on Waste and Contaminated Soils for Circular Economy was approved in Congress and the Royal Decree on Packaging and Packaging Waste is pending processing ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Insects, earthworms, and enzymes work in combination to tackle plastic pollution

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Insects, earthworms, and enzymes work in combination to tackle plastic pollution


Globally, 360 million tons of plastic are produced annually – 40% is consumed by the food packaging sector and 3.5% by agriculture; just over 30% of the plastic waste generated in the EU is recycled, the rest is incinerated, landfilled, or released into the environment ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ASAJA
A Sustainable View of Packaging in 2022 and Beyond

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A Sustainable View of Packaging in 2022 and Beyond


There are many aspects of what we used to think of as normal life that have been irreversibly changed by two factors: the pandemic and the climate crisis. And the packaging industry is not immune to these changing dynamics. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: Asahi Photoproducts
Suntory’s new plant-based bottle takes beverages industry closer to holy grail of bioplastics

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Suntory’s new plant-based bottle takes beverages industry closer to holy grail of bioplastics


In line with its goal to transition to 100% recycled and plant-based PET bottles by 2030, the Suntory Group unveiled a prototype PET bottle made from 100% plant-based materials partnership. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: GlobalData’s
4evergreen shares its first insights of research into different aspects of the fibre-based packaging value chain

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4evergreen shares its first insights of research into different aspects of the fibre-based packaging value chain


After extensive research and analysis, conducted by more than 130 experts from 80 companies during the last year, 4evergreen alliance presented highlights from its seminal work focused on increasing the recyclability of fibre-based packaging to 90% by 2030 through ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: 4evergreen
ITENE obtains biopolymers from orange peel, romanesco and FORSU waste

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ITENE obtains biopolymers from orange peel, romanesco and FORSU waste


In the BIOWASTE2PACK project, supported by IVACE, these alternative raw materials have been obtained, which have the same quality as the bioplastics currently available in the market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
ITENE develops chemical and enzymatic valorisation processes to obtain new compounds from plastic waste that is difficult to recycle.

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ITENE develops chemical and enzymatic valorisation processes to obtain new compounds from plastic waste that is difficult to recycle.


In the RECICOM-PLASVALOR project, supported by IVACE, work has been carried out to obtain high added value compounds from decontaminated monomers, oligomers and polymers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
Reusable coffee cup lid made of TPE

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Reusable coffee cup lid made of TPE


Enjoying coffee without feeling guilty: less waste and more convenience with KRAIBURG TPE ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: KRAIBURG TPE
UNITED CAPS Unveils Industry-First ‘Define Your Circle’ Initiative

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UNITED CAPS Unveils Industry-First ‘Define Your Circle’ Initiative


Simplifies life cycle sustainability metrics by combining elements of Life Cycle Assessment and Sustainability Certification. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: United Caps