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Mondi partners with SalzburgMilch and SPAR to reduce plastic waste from food packaging

Mondi partners with SalzburgMilch and SPAR to reduce plastic waste from food packaging. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR160)Leading packaging and paper manufacturer, Mondi, is launching a fully recyclable 80% paper-based packaging solution for cold meats and cheese. The new packaging will reduce plastic usage for Austrian dairy producer SalzburgMilch by approximately 40 tonnes per year, compared to its previously used rigid plastic trays.

BENEO’s energy efficiency program cuts emissions by 40 percent at Oreye plant

BENEO’s energy efficiency program cuts emissions by 40 percent at Oreye plant. 
(Photo: BENEO, PR003)BENEO, a world leader in healthy ingredients, has announced a 40% cut in specific carbon emissions at its Oreye facility in Belgium, thanks to increased energy efficiency measures. Now, well in time for the start of the 2020 chicory campaign, and following an €11 million investment, a newly installed gas turbine and heat recovery boiler have now gone into full operation. The system greatly enhances BENEO’s own electricity production at Oreye, allowing the facility to produce 5 additional megawatts per year, and thereby become a net exporter of energy.

HolyGrail 2.0 launched: Mondi trials digital watermarking to separate waste for a circular economy

HolyGrail 2.0 launched: Mondi trials digital watermarking to separate waste for a circular economy. (Photo: Mondi, PR159)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has joined forces with AIM, the European Brands Association, and other partners across the value chain to prove the viability of digital watermarking for sorting waste at scale. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative has the ambitious goal of assessing whether this pioneering digital technology can enable better sorting and higher-quality recycling rates for packaging in the EU, thereby driving a truly circular economy.

Howling success: zooplus’ own brand ‘Wolf of Wilderness’ introduces recyclable packaging delivered by Mondi

Howling success: zooplus’ own brand ‘Wolf of Wilderness’ introduces recyclable packaging delivered by Mondi. (Photos: Mondi, PR158)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is supplying a sustainable mono-material, recyclable packaging for zooplus AG, the leading European pet food online retailer. The sustainable packaging is used for a new dry dog food product line for their own top brand ‘Wolf of Wilderness’.

Tests confirm new long-lasting surface coating for public spaces proven to kill COVID-19

A new durable anti-viral surface treatment from AFFIX labs has been scientifically proven to last for months on surfaces such as restaurant tables, school furniture and other public spaces while effectively killing the COVID-19 pathogen upon contact. Si-Quat by AFFIX Labs can be implemented onto any surface.
(Photo © 2020 by AFFIX Labs)Leading chemical binding expert AFFIX Labs has harnessed its global experience in disease prevention to create the first long-lasting surface treatment proven to kill the coronavirus (COVID-19). Now available in Europe and the UAE and launching in new global markets, the surface treatment, known as Si-Quat, combines a safe and well-established disinfectant with the lab’s proprietary chemical binding technique.

PPG INNOVEL non-BPA packaging coatings selected for China’s iconic JDB herbal tea

Following two years of rigorous testing, PPG INNOVEL® non-bisphenol A (non-BPA) coatings were selected for the beverage cans containing China’s iconic Jia Duo Bao (JDB) herbal tea. The use of the coatings will enable the brand to expand to more international markets.PPG (NYSE: PPG) today announced that China’s JDB Group selected PPG INNOVEL® non-bisphenol A (non-BPA) coatings for beverage cans for its iconic Jia Duo Bao (JDB) herbal tea.

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