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Single-use plastics: what will happen in 2020?

Markets & packaging

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
AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets a major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac.

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AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets a major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac.


AR Packaging drives sustainable innovation and targets a major shift to dry molded fibre packaging together with PulPac. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: AR Packing
Bioplastics biodegradable in water in less than 2 months

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Bioplastics biodegradable in water in less than 2 months


The three degrees of Okean are made of 100% renewable raw material . The innovative formulation of these new bioplastics offers an alternative to traditional 
plastic items that are in risk of ending up in rivers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Kompuestos
Studies confirm that Walki Plastiroll´s Bioska films have fast biodegradability

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Studies confirm that Walki Plastiroll´s Bioska films have fast biodegradability


It’s a proven fact: the biodegradability of Walki’s Bioska films are among the fastest on the market. The Finnish environment Institute (SYKE) has conducted studies to measure the biodegradability of bio-based and biodegradable plastics. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Walki
A respectful pact with the future

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A respectful pact with the future


Through its RePack strategy of sustainable product development, Quadpack makes a commitment to recycling, replacing, reducing and reusing packaging materials ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Quadpack group
How can the beverage industry aspire to a 100% recycling rate?

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How can the beverage industry aspire to a 100% recycling rate?


Beverage cans are the world's most recycled packaging. The incredible qualities of aluminum not only make them infinitely recyclable, but also very easy to separate from other packaging. It is a simple and highly efficient process, so it can be said that they are the true champions of recycling. In addition, more and more cans are being recycled, reaching a record rate of 74.5% over the past year in terms of the European global average. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Asociación de Latas de Bebidas
Ecolean at the top globally in trusted sustainability rankings

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Ecolean at the top globally in trusted sustainability rankings


The global packaging producer, Ecolean has been awarded the prestigious Gold Medal Recognition 2020 for its sustainability work. The certificate is awarded by the independent and trusted provider of sustainability ratings, EcoVadis. In the overall rankings, Ecolean is placed in the top 5 percent of a total of 60,000 companies assessed from 155 countries. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Ecolean
Stora Enso invests in pilot plant for bio-based plastic packaging material

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Stora Enso invests in pilot plant for bio-based plastic packaging material


Stora Enso is investing EUR 9 million to build a pilot facility for enabling the production of bio-based plastics as barrier in transparent packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Stora Enso
Are we on the road to achieving truly sustainable packaging?

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Are we on the road to achieving truly sustainable packaging?


While the sustainability of packaging has been an important topic for Brand Owners for several years, the need to implement meaningful solutions has significantly gathered pace in the last year or two. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Bobst
Sappi & Nestlé: a snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper

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Sappi & Nestlé: a snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper


Close collaboration across the value chain sees Sappi in partnership with Constantia Flexibles driving forward innovation for sustainable packaging solutions. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: SAPPI