Coca-Cola, the world’s biggest plastic polluter, has refused to scrap the use of single-use plastic bottles – claiming consumers would still want the bottles despite environmental hazards.
Month: January 2020
An independent laboratory testing of ‘S.-VF1’ known as ‘Samson Technology’ in the US by Colgate-Palmolive shows that it can be recycled in a high-density polyethylene containers (HDPE) recycling stream, with minor recyclability issues. ‘S.-VF1’ is a directly printed toothpaste packaging made of HDPE containing 5% (by weight) of ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier, and a polyethylene terephthalate (PET) insert.
In an exclusive agreement, Dow has announced that Avangard Innovative (AI), will supply post-consumer resin (PCR) plastic film pellets to Dow. This is a significant addition to Dow’s plastic circularity portfolio that is aligned with the company’s goal to advance the circular economy for plastics and minimize waste in the environment