Polifilm and Herma develop matrix waste recycling program

‘In practice, this means that we are recovering a film product and returning it to the production cycle in the form of a high-quality recycled material. The method we are applying also allows the adhesives in particular, as well as the customary printing inks, to be processed,’ says Jens Kölble...

Woolworths (South Africa’s equivalent of the UK’s Marks & Spencer) is a frontrunner in the field of environmental responsibility, and its good business journey prioritizes sourcing sustainable fibers and including recycled materials in products and packaging.

While Woolworths has...

Prati plants nearly 1000 trees as part of Treedom initiative

The Faenza-based company is known for paying close attention to sustainability, driving innovations to improve the efficiency of its technologies and consequently, optimizing energy consumption.

For several years, Prati has been taking part in the global Treedom initiative. Founded in...

UPM Raflatac has partnered with Vellamo, Finland’s natural mineral water brand for an innovative sustainable label

UPM Raflatac Forest Film PP is a transparent label material constructed from UPM BioVerno naphtha, a 100 percent wood-based technology made from tall oil, a residue of pulp production, originating from sustainably managed forests.

‘This is an ideal collaboration to showcase how labels...

 Vellamo’s bottle is designed to look like a block of ice, reflecting the blue hue of the glacier

A Finnish company, Ice Age Water, seems to be doing just that, by selling its unique natural mineral water from the last Ice Age under Vellamo brand (pronounced ‘vel-emo’, its name originates from the goddess spirit of water in Finnish mythology). The brand is all about nature and sustainability...

Essentra launches SupaStrip PCR recycled PET tear tape for flexible packaging combining the sustainability of recycled polyester (rPET) alongside the benefits of easy-opening and brand enhancement

Responding to both consumer demand for packaging sustainability and the latest legislative requirements for recycled content, the new SupaStrip PCR is made from rPET and contains 70 percent post-consumer resin (PCR) in a single ply, 23micron film.

The new product is easy to implement...

UPM Raflatac factory in Tampere, Finland, one of the site awarded with ISCC PLUS certification

The company is making a change in the sustainable labels value chain and be one of the first adopters in the packaging industry to deliver this certification. UPM Raflatac’s ISCC PLUS certified products via mass-balance approach include UPM Raflatac Forest Film and UPM Raflatac PP C-PCR.

...

Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

‘We have consistently delivered on our climate goals, right from the first goal set in 2002, again in 2005 and we are on track to meet our 2020 goal. In 2017, we were the first company in the food and beverage industry to have our climate impact reduction targets approved by the SBT initiative...

Mohawk and UPM Raflatac partner to offer hemp and straw, environmentally friendly facestocks

Mohawk Fine Papers, one of the North America's largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes, and specialty materials for printing, recently unveiled a portfolio of papers made from rapidly renewable, sustainable fibers.

‘Mohawk Renewal expands the definition of...

Innovia to launch an Encore range of sustainable BOPP films manufactured from renewable non-food based raw materials

The Encore packaging and labelling film range offer the same properties as equivalent fossil-based BOPP films such as high clarity and gloss, high stiffness, water vapor barrier and printability. Encore has already been assessed by Interseroh an independent German recycling and consulting...

Pages