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Recyclable versus Recycling
Profitability

Recyclable versus Recycling

Recyclable and recycling are not one and the same yet are often used interchangeably. What are the differences between the two words and why is it important to use them correctly?

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Environmental advantages of flexible packaging backed up by new LCA study
Sustainability

Environmental advantages of flexible packaging backed up by new LCA study

A recent Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study has provided significant evidence on the environmental advantages of flexible packaging in almost all environmental impact categories, including carbon footprint. This study provides valuable scientific insights into the impact of multi-material flexible pouches in comparison to other commonly used packaging formats.

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Eco-Envelopes by Botta Packaging
Sustainability

Packaging 360 Innovation Showcase

Botta Packaging has conceived a new innovative and sustainable packaging solution, the Eco-Envelopes, to substitute the currently used plastic air bubble bags with grocery home deliveries. During these unprecedented times in this global pandemic and higher use of single-use plastic, Eco-envelope serves as a more sustainable alternative.

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Biomimicry Holds Stronger Roots In Packaging
Sustainability

Biomimicry Holds Stronger Roots in Packaging

We have been practicing biomimicry to get inspired by nature for packaging solutions and this has made the packaging industry more sustainable as the ecosystem. Derived from the Latin bios meaning organic life, and mimesis meaning to imitate, biomimicry is the study of gaining design inspiration from natural processes to solve human problems.

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Application Of Active Packaging Solutions To Food Packaging
Food & Beverage

Application Of Active Packaging Solutions To Food Packaging

Active packaging may be defined as an approach to packaging that involves the intentional addition of subsidiary constituents to the packaging material or the headspace to preserve and enhance the quality of packed foods. Several active packaging solutions are available that help manufacturers mitigate against food spoilage at various stages of the supply chain. Examples of active packaging solutions include oxygen scavengers, moisture absorbers, and odour absorbers, among others, all designed to extend the shelf life of packaged food products. In this article, we will explore some of the common active packaging solutions available on the market.

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Premier Tech Chronos Richardson
Engineering & Industrial

Chronos Richardson Legacy – 136 Years Of History

In 2002, Premier Tech acquired German world-renowned Chronos Richardson, famous for its automatic weighing systems invention. As a tribute to its roots and to the power of innovation, Premier Tech retraces the great history of two men who radically changed the packaging industry in the 19th century.

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Fully recyclable multilayer mono material pouch
Sustainability

The art of recycling multilayer film

As multilayer film is one the most challenging recycling applications, state-of-the-art technologies in the field of plastics extrusion are in great demand, to provide new recycling-friendly designs. By using multilayer mono material composites, packaging manufacturers achieving an equal product performance at full recyclability.

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Sustainable packaging developments one year in the new normal
Sustainability

Sustainable packaging developments one year in the new normal

The companies commitments with sustainable packaging goals, 2025 is fast approaching. That’s the year when many have pledged to become zero waste, or to use 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging Yet, at the same time, the pandemic has led to a surge in environmental and sustainability awareness by showing how much carbon emissions can drop, or wildlife can flourish, when the world’s economic engine slows down.

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