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Almost every third Finnish family is recycling more thanks to children – Arla and UPM launch a new game to encourage recycling

29 Feb, 2020

(UPM Helsinki, 28 February 2020 at 12:00 EET) - Children’s interest in recycling plays a big role in the degree to which families recycle their household waste, a new survey... Read More >>

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SUKANO(R) NIR detectable Black Masterbatch included on French positive list by CITEO and COTREP

29 Feb, 2020

Schindellegi, Switzerland, February 25, 2020 —

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UPM Raflatac partners with UPM Specialty Papers to boost the circular economy through its RafCycle™ by UPM Raflatac recycling service

25 Feb, 2020

UPM Raflatac is partnering with UPM Specialty Papers’ UPM LinerLoopTM recycling concept through its RafCycleTM by UPM Raflatac service in order to strengthen the labeling value chain offering of recycled... Read More >>

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How The Circular Economy Is Revolutionizing The Plastics Packaging Industry

22 Feb, 2020

Plastic packaging has a sustainable future. Delivering effective, circular packaging solutions that are both convenient for consumers and don’t negatively impact the planet is a challenge packaging manufacturers and global... Read More >>

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Researchers Develops Eco-friendly Plastic Production Technology

21 Feb, 2020

The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology announced Tuesday that it has developed a new technology to produce eco-friendly polyethylene furanoate (PEF) plastic.

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UFlex Gears up To Reduce Delhi-NCR Plastic Waste

21 Feb, 2020

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COMPOSTABLE PLASTICS BREAK DOWN IN LESS THAN 22 DAYS IN REAL LIFE INDUSTRIAL COMPOSTING

20 Feb, 2020

Berlin, 20 February 2020 – A recent study by Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Netherlands, analysed the fate of compostable packaging products in a full- scale industrial organic waste treatment... Read More >>

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Fluorescent technology illuminates food packaging recycling

20 Feb, 2020

PRISM, a UK based consortium which includes Johnson Matthey, Brunel University, Mirage Inks and CCL Labels, is poised to separate plastic to food-grade quality in a single step, transforming the... Read More >>

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POLYSTYRENE PROVEN TO BE ONE OF THE BEST SORTABLE PLASTICS IN THE WASTE STREAM

19 Feb, 2020

Under the umbrella of Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS), Tomra¹, a recognised leader in waste collection via deposit systems and sorting, has recently completed tests revealing that polystyrene (PS) is not... Read More >>

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With the new GME 30.37 standard, Sacmi expands the frontier of sustainable packaging

17 Feb, 2020

Further weight reduction, a dedicated cap with tethered cutting option that anticipates the European regulation that will come into force in 2024

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INEOS partners with Forever Plast to recycle over 6.5 billion bottle caps back into high quality caps

14 Feb, 2020

INEOS Olefins & Polymers has announced a partnership with Forever Plast SpA, a leading polymer recycling technologies operator in Italy. Together they have developed a range of new Polyethylene grades... Read More >>

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IKEA Commits to Biodegradable Mushroom Packaging

08 Feb, 2020

When it comes to sustainable business practices, European companies are unquestionably leading the drive towards greener manufacturing, product development, and packaging. The latest example of this sees home decor giant... Read More >>