MCC producing labels on recycled stock for Gösser brand beer

The Gösser brand beer packaging is now using 100 percent post-consumer recycled material for an optimal combination with cut-and-stack paper labels. The raw material is 100 percent post-consumer wastepaper, regionally collected and sorted. The fiber pulp is produced while cleaning, sorting, de-...

Flexible packaging printer and converter Glenroy has announced its environmental responsibility commitment

For decades, good stewardship of resources has been a principle of the organization. With a culture that promotes continuous improvement, environmental awareness is one of the areas where the organization has made great strides. Over the last 30 years, it has captured 98 percent of volatile...

Avery Dennison has successfully achieved ‘OK Compost’ certification for a BPA-free and FSC-certified thermal label material

‘The new material addresses a significant shortfall in supply for compostable thermal materials,’ said Jennifer Bijkerk, development engineer at Avery Dennison. ‘Demand for sustainable thermal labels is huge, including compostable labels, and the European EN13432 standard imposes extremely...

Acucote publishes sustainability commitment statement

The self-adhesive specialist Herma has finalized the transition to green power and started label release liner reprocessing to cut its annual CO2 emissions by around 10,000 tons

In the course of commissioning its two new plants for labelling machines and self-adhesive materials in Filderstadt (Germany), in early 2019 and mid-2020 respectively, the company has completed its transition to green power. A certificate has been issued verifying that, since the start of 2019,...

Green Bay Packaging has received The Association of Plastic Recyclers’ (APR) Critical Guidance Recognition for two new pressure-sensitive labelstocks from the company’s GreenCycle product line

The two label structures are 1.85 mil clear and 2.4 mil white BOPP films combined with the polyethylene terephthalate (PET) recyclable adhesive, 776S. These GreenCycle label structures completely wash off from PET containers during recycling. This results in a cleaner PET flake for future use in...

Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX) initiative has issued the Designing for a Circular Economy (D4ACE) guidelines developed collaboratively with the entire flexible packaging value chain

The new D4ACE guidelines aim to produce higher quality recycled materials to be kept in the economy and used in a wider number of sustainable end markets. In turn, this will help support the investment in sorting and recycling infrastructure to make all flexible packaging circular.

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Kurz develops recycling process for PET materials

The company has succeeded in recycling the residual material and turning it into a high-quality, injection moldable material. While recycled plastics are usually used for simple secondary applications such as exercise mats, park benches or flowerpots, the PET material developed by Kurz can be...

Emsur Spain renews its FSC certification

The evaluation was completed last month, in line with the objectives of the company's Global Quality Plan.

The FSC label, awarded by the Forest Stewardship Council, is a system of forest certification that examines the origin of the forest products used by companies. Its purpose is to...

Flint Group Packaging Inks has identified four strategic pillars, key to successfully achieving its sustainability ambitions

Outlined in a new white paper published by Flint Group, the four pillars set out a program of objectives and milestones that align with the company’s vision of realizing a truly circular economy within the packaging industry.

‘The new four pillar approach provides our...

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