Nefab has just launched WoodFoam, an eco-friendly fiber-based recyclable foam. The product was co-developed through a partnership with the provider of renewable products in packaging Stora Enso. The brand-new product will be presented at FachPack in Nuremberg – Germany
The recyclable and fiber-based wood foam Fibrease™ by Stora Enso can replace e.g. polymer-based foams in packaging solutions. A partnership with Nefab has made it possible to scale up the production and broadly introduce Fibrease to the market, and it’s already being used by customers.
The current revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive #PPWD, as well as the Waste Framework Directive #WFD review and the forthcoming framework on bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics all provide crucial opportunities to implement clear, coherent, and forward-thinking regulatory frameworks that drive innovation in decoupling economic growth from the use of fossil resources and recognising the substantial contribution of the #bioplastics sector to reaching the EU’s climate and waste targets.
A new report from AMI Consulting provides critical insight and analysis of the current state of play and future outlook for the collation shrink film market in Europe. The report reviews the supply and demand picture by country and gives an in-depth update on end use application trends, resin developments and their influence on growth dynamics.
Dow and Mura Technology Plan to Locate Europe’s Largest Advanced Recycling Facility at Dow’s Site in Böhlen, Germany
HORGEN, Switzerland, Sept. 14, 2022 — Dow (NYSE: Dow), the world’s leading materials science company, and Mura Technology, the global pioneer of an advanced plastic recycling solution, today announce the next step in their ongoing collaboration to help solve the global plastics waste issue and advance circularity.
Post-consumer PET/PE multilayer food containers will soon be joining the recycling loop! That’s because REPETCO is building a recycling plant in Albacete, Spain, designed specifically for this packaging type. It’s slated to go online before the end of this year, and it will have far-reaching implications for the circular economy in Europe.
Silgan Dispensing Announces the Development of ReVive™ 2cc and 4cc Dispensers Following Recyclability Recognition
The Association of Plastics Recyclers (APR) recognition affirms these new solutions’ recyclability in North American markets.
Every material has different properties and functions. And while having materials that are compostable is important, it’s not always the most viable choice.
The amount and diversity of products made from bio-based plastics is continuously increasing, especially in the packaging segment. Actually, polylactic acid (PLA) is the most used bio-based polymer on the packaging market and considered as one of the most important one in waste management.
Panaji: Seven startups, including one from Goa, have made it to the second round of the single-use plastic (SUP) challenge which is being funded by the German Federal ministry for economic cooperation and development (BMZ).
A new bio-based polymer could be good news for the environment. A recent assessment of its industrial production and use in bottles points to potentially major reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.