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Scientists are developing edible food packaging

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Scientists are developing edible food packaging


Scientists from the Faculty of AgriSciences at Mendel University in Brno focused on the packaging that can be eaten together with food ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: Mendel University
Improved properties and new packaging applications in a circular economy

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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
ITENE achieves to convert PET/PE multilayer tray waste into a compostable plastic by using microorganisms

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ITENE achieves to convert PET/PE multilayer tray waste into a compostable plastic by using microorganisms


In the VALQUIBIO project, funded by IVACE, delamination processes of multilayer structures and depolymerisation of PET layers have been developed to improve the recovery of packaging waste. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: ITENE
VTT develops transparent cellulose film to replace traditional plastic in food packaging

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VTT develops transparent cellulose film to replace traditional plastic in food packaging


VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is piloting a new transparent cellulose film that reduces microplastic. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: VTT
UPM Raflatac launches the world’s first certified label material to fight ocean bound plastic pollution

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UPM Raflatac launches the world’s first certified label material to fight ocean bound plastic pollution


UPM Raflatac is the first company in the world to invest in Ocean Bound Plastics (OBP) waste as label raw material in their new Ocean Action labels. The Ocean Action labels are made from ocean bound plastic using mass balance approach. Ocean bound plastic is abandoned plastic waste recovered from areas up to 50km inland from waterways, defined as “at risk of ending up in the ocean” by OBPCert. The new innovative label material is made possible by close collaboration with multiple partners in the product’s value chain. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: UPM Raflatac
A new ecopack Arcade Beauty for Elgydium

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A new ecopack Arcade Beauty for Elgydium


Arcade Beauty responded to Pierre Fabre’s request for an organic and eco-friendly toothpaste delivery system. A first on the oral care market, the group developed an exclusive 100ml 3D pouch, named Ecopack, produced with mono-materials, making it recycle ready. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Circular Economy BRAND: Arcade Beauty
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