World premiere in Overijssel: The first PlasticRoad bike path comes in Zwolle

TotalVianen/Zwolle, June 7, 2018 – The PlasticRoad, a road made of recycled plastic, becomes a reality. The municipality of Zwolle and the province of Overijssel have committed to the first PlasticRoad pilot project. In September the first PlasticRoad will be constructed in Zwolle and in another location in the province a few months later. The PlasticRoad concept was launched in 2015 by market leader in road construction KWS (a subsidiary of Royal VolkerWessels). In 2016, KWS entered into a partnership with Wavin and Total for further development of the PlasticRoad.

Mondi’s BarrierPack Recyclable wins award, further extends functionality with added gas barrier

Uwe Obermann, Director R&D and Innovation Consumer Goods Packaging, and Carl Stonley, Technical Account Manager at Mondi Consumer Goods Packaging, accept the Plastics Recycling Europe Show award for “Best Technology Innovation in Plastics Recycling.” (Photo: Mondi, PR089)Vienna, 26 April 2018 – Mondi’s award-winning BarrierPack Recyclable laminate is a highly sustainable material with performance properties equivalent to conventional alternatives and fully compatible with existing industrial recycling streams. Now, thanks to a recent innovation, it’s suitable for more applications.

Farnell Packaging achieves certification from the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

Farnell Packaging achieves certification from the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership.SAYVILLE NY – February 26, 2018 – The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), the leading authority in sustainable printing certifications for print manufacturers, announced Farnell Packaging Limited of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has achieved SGP certification.

Archroma Pakistan wins ‘Employer of the Year’ and ‘CEO of the Year’ awards for the second time in a row

Vaqar Arif, Head of Finance, Pakistan, Archroma, receiving the EFP ‘Employer of the Year’ Award from Mr. Nasir Hussain Shaha, Sindh Minister of Labor. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 7 November 2017 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals, today announced that its Pakistan affiliate has been named ‘Employer of the Year’ in the multinationals segment in a nationwide contest organized by the Employers Federation of Pakistan (EFP), for the second time in a row.

Changing the Future at Labelexpo Europe: Sustainable options that don't cost the earth

Avery Dennison is rolling out its Forest Stewardship Council-certified Recycled Paper Facestock range. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR368)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — October 2, 2017 — From new recycled paper facestock to marble-based “paper” and compostable adhesive, Avery Dennison is offering brand owners and converters an increasingly wide choice of sustainable options for their needs.

Avery Dennison pioneers first-of-its kind Labelexpo booth made from label waste

Avery Dennison pioneers first-of-its kind Labelexpo booth made from label waste.
(Photos: Avery Dennison, PR373)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — September 25, 2017 — To drive home its Labelexpo theme of “Pioneering Change,” Avery Dennison decided showing was better than telling: The global label-maker will present at the industry-leading trade show with a booth made in part from recycled label waste—the first ever at Labelexpo.