February 2023

ITC’s Sunfeast YiPPee! Launches ‘Terra By YiPPee!’, A Waste Upcycling Initiative for ‘A Better World’

Multi-business conglomerate ITC Limited’s YiPPee!, has announced the launch of ‘Terra By YiPPee!’, a new waste upcycling initiative programme under the banner of ‘YiPPee! – A Better World’. The ‘Terra By YiPPee!’ brand consists of a range of eco-friendly lifestyle products, such as laptop sleeves, tote bags, stationery pouches that are made out of upcycled YiPPee! wrappers.

Siegwerk’s New UniNATURE Barrier Coating Revolutionizes The Use of Paper Plates

With its new UniNATURE Water-Oil Barrier Coating, Siegwerk offers the first barrier solution with 100% natural content certified for application on paper plates. The water-based functional coating represents a sustainable alternative to replace restricted coatings on single-use paper plates according to the Single Use Plastics Directive (EU 2019/904) and enables their recycling through the existing paper recovery cycle.

Dow Exhibits Solutions for Plastics Circularity at Innovation Showcase, India

Dow recently hosted an innovation showcase event for key industry stakeholders in New Delhi, India alongside PlastIndia,featuringthe latest innovations and packaging designs whichdemonstrate Dow’s commitment to driving plastics circularity while improving consumers’ daily lives.India is climbing the circularity ladder, and Dow is at the forefront of collaboration with like-minded local partners ontransformingwaste collection and recycling initiatives.

Pune: Praj Industries Pioneers Production of Polylactic Acid (PLA) for Bioplastics at Demo Plant in Jejuri

Pune, 22nd February 2023: Praj Industries’ Founder Chairman Dr. Pramod Chaudhari interacted with the media to apprise them about the company’s various initiatives on business growth and social commitment. This press briefing commemorates Praj’s entry into the Ruby year (40th Year) of its journey. Also present on this occasion were Shishir Joshipura, MD & CEO and Raole, CFO & Director (Resources).

New Recycling Facility in Australia Turns Beverage Cartons into Building Materials

A new saveBOARD facility has launched today, providing an innovative recycling solution for beverage cartons in Australia. Cartons, along with other recycled materials, are processed and upcycled into what saveBOARD describes as a ‘green & low carbon alternative’ to building materials (specifically plasterboard), that can be used in both residential and commercial construction projects.

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