Checkpoint Systems has today announced the results of an independent study proving that its clear RF labels and RFID inlays can be recycled
The study, conducted by German environmental services provider Interseroh+, certifies that Checkpoint’s range clear RF labels and RFID inlays are ‘Made For Recycling’. This means that they can be recycled as part of normal household recycling process, without having to be separated from...
Toppan has been recognized by German recyclability assessment bodies Interseroh+, and Institute cyclos-HTP

Based in Germany, Interseroh+ is a leading European recyclability assessment company and operates the European Union’s only accredited research facility focused on the development and analysis of recycled plastics. 

In June 2018, Interseroh+ began assessment and analysis based on its ‘...

Amcor has unveiled a product rebrand designed to give customers a clearer, holistic view of its growing portfolio of more sustainable packaging

This significant rebrand is expected to provide customers with greater visibility and transparency of Amcor’s product portfolio, which has grown over the years through innovation and strategic acquisitions.

The redesign highlights three key differentiating benefits for customers: the...

Mondi has conducted a series of tests to prove its mono-material polypropylene (PP) pouches and rollstock material can be sorted into appropriate recycling streams

Implemented in collaboration with the National Test Centre Circular Plastics (NTCP) in the Netherlands, the tests, simulating realistic packaging waste management conditions, were designed to determine the sortability of Mondi’s recyclable mono PP packaging. 

The tests were carried out on...

Packaging looks to reduce unnecessary waste created from capsulated coffee

In 2020, Incapto was born with the purpose of revolutionizing the coffee industry with the aim of moving towards a better and more sustainable market, being an alternative to coffee in capsules with the aim of changing the consumption habits of today's consumers. HP Indigo digital printing has...

Parkside has extended its cooperation with All Real Nutrition as the company expanded its reach in the Irish market after it secured a permanent listing with a large retailer

Parkside and All Real Nutrition initially worked together in 2020 to launch the company’s first-ever range of healthy, natural protein bars in compostable packaging. The move represented a further step in the brand’s sustainability journey, utilizing a new pack specifically designed to provide a...

Graphic Packaging International has joined Vision 2045 initiative, a project celebrating the centenary of the United Nations, featuring 50 global businesses joining forces to leverage cutting-edge thinking and the latest technology to create world-changing outcomes.

Among its key objectives, the project aims to demonstrate how organizations and individuals can take collective action to ensure a better future for society and the planet.

The initiative has been aligned to 2045 - when the UN celebrates its 100th anniversary - because it is hoped that by...

TotalEnergies Corbion has published ‘The advantages of compostable bioplastics for the circular economy’

Compostable packaging contributes to the diversion of biowaste from landfills or incineration, reduction of the biowaste stream contamination, and increasing efficacy of biowaste collection when the packaging is hardly separable from its organic waste content.

According to TotalEnergies,...

UPM Raflatac, Inosence Polyol Oy and Finnfoam have built an innovative collaboration model that improves the resource efficiency. The PET plastic label liner waste collected through UPM Raflatac RafCycle recycling service forms a waste stream which is difficult to recycle. Now this label liner...

Siegwerk has introduced an improved UV-curing deinking primer suitable for pressure sensitive and wrap around labels, and shrink sleeves
This development now allows an inline printing of deinkable materials in a 100 percent UV- flexo press setup.  
 
‘Achieving this 100 percent packaging circularity requires a sufficient and consistent quality of recyclates,’ explained Ralf Leineweber, head of Global...

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