A new DHL Trend Report discovers how e-commerce era drives wave of sustainability and efficiency, and breaks down the trends accelerating the need to rethink packaging.
Day: February 6, 2020
A recently updated and extended study by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (ifeu), commissioned by Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE), has underlined the original study’s findings. It shows clearly that flexible packaging is a more effective route to resource efficiency and reducing carbon footprint than using rigid packaging formats or focusing entirely on recycling.
UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by answering the growing demand of increasing the amount of recycled content in packaging materials. New UPM Raflatac PE PCR White TC 85 label material, made with 30 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic from household waste and a minimum of 55 percent post-industrial (PIR) plastic, supports the circular use of materials and helps brand owners reach their sustainability goals. PE PCR White TC 85 is available in Europe for the home and personal care markets.
Clariant Plastics & Coatings Healthcare Polymer Solutions is adding a new oxygen-scavenging additive masterbatch to its MEVOPUR line of medical-grade materials and services for pharmaceutical packaging and medical devices. MEVOPUR ProTect is effective at limiting oxygen (O2) degradation of drugs and neutraceuticals stored in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles, even in a transparent mono-layer construction.