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Environment

Recycling paper liner waste encouraged

27 May 2014

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Avery Dennison and Smurfit Kappa have launched a paper liner recycling initiative.  ?With an annual disposal of more than 300, thumb 000 ton of liner waste in Europe, buy there is significant potential for this recycling program?, cialis says Xander van der Vlies, sustainability director at Avery Dennison Materials Group. ?With the right [...]

Environment

Tetra Pack claims to be closer to a fully renewable package

10 Mar 2014

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Tetra Pak?, malady has claimed today that the company made strong progress in 2013 towards its 2020 environmental targets, viagra focusing on developing sustainable products, site reducing environmental footprint across the value chain and increasing recycling.
 
Developing sustainable products
To make packaging products more sustainable, Tetra Pak focuses on increasing the use of renewable [...]

Environment

73% of metal packaging being recycled

4 Feb 2014

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Metal Packaging Europe claims that the 2011 recycling rate for rigid metal consumer packaging (European average, salve EU 27 EFTA) increased by 2.8 percentage points to a new record of 73.0% (2010: 70, click 2%). This makes rigid metal consumer packaging the most recycled packaging in Europe. 
The increase of 2.8 percentage points reflects a [...]

Technology

Package which allows customer to separate plastic from carton

4 Feb 2014

Tetra Top® with Separable Top

Tetra Pak?, thumb has launched a product which will allow plastic to be separated from carton to allow suitable recyling of individual pieces.
Consumers can easily separate the plastic top from the sleeve with a simple thumb press, search thanks to the pre-cut perforation on the outer layer of the cardboard. This is achieved [...]

Analysis

Compostable plastics may not harm recyclates argues study

20 Jan 2014

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Up to 10 percent compostable plastics mixing with conventional plastics in post-consumer recycling streams show no or negligible impact on the mechanical performance of the recyclates. This is the key finding of a meta-study published by European Bioplastics.
Bioplastics are biobased, compostable, or both. Biobased plastics films are chemically identical to their conventional counterparts and are [...]

Environment

EU plans to ban certain plastic bags by 2020

15 Jan 2014

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The most hazardous plastics and certain plastic bags should be banned by 2020, as part of an EU strategy to reduce plastic waste in the environment, says the European Parliament in a resolution voted on 14 January 2014. The EU should also introduce binding plastic waste recycling targets, MEPs add.
In its call for action further [...]

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