Recycling


OQ multiplies its client base since 2020 thanks to focus on change and innovation

OQOQ, the multifaceted Oman-based energy company that specialises in polymers for flexible and rigid packaging solutions, continues to innovate and expand with imminent solutions for the infrastructure, construction and agricultural sectors despite the disruptive and challenging backdrop which has defined the decade to date.

Avient Debuts Next-Generation Solutions to Facilitate Use of Recycled Plastics in Packaging Applications

Avient’s new sustainable solutions are its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and its new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. They are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content. Avient Corporation, a premier provider of specialized and sustainable material solutions and services, today introduced its breakthrough PCR Color Prediction Service for polyolefins and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins, and the company’s new polyolefin antioxidants, Cesa™ Nox A4R Additives for Recycling. These sustainability solutions are specifically designed to improve the customer experience of working with post-consumer recycled (PCR) content for materials used in packaging. Both align with the eight ways Avient helps customers be more sustainable.

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity. (Photo: Westfalia Fruit, PR008)As a leading multinational supplier of avocados, the Westfalia Fruit Group has unveiled three innovative environmental and social projects at its fruit processing plant in South Africa’s Kwa Zulu Natal province, enhancing sustainability and helping local communities in the process.

Mondi’s mono-material retort pouches evidence effective sorting during recycling

Mondi’s mono-material retort pouches evidence effective sorting during recycling. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR217)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has carried out a series of tests to prove its mono-material polypropylene (PP) pouches and rollstock material can be sorted into their appropriate recycling streams.

Mondi feeds pet market growth with sustainable packaging at Interzoo

Mondi feeds pet market growth with sustainable packaging at Interzoo. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR213)Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is presenting its broad portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions at this month’s Interzoo and demonstrating how flexible packaging can drive sustainability in the pet food industry.

Solvay and Carbios Demonstrate Enzymatic Depolymerization in PET/PVDC Barrier Film

Solvay and Carbios demonstrate enzymatic depolymerization in PET/PVDC barrier film. 
(Photo: Solvay, PR014)Solvay and Carbios successfully demonstrated that multi-layer PET films coated with Diofan® PVDC high-barrier polymer are fully compatible for enzymatic depolymerization - Carbios’ innovative recycling process. Results show that the PET is fully depolymerized, whereas the PVDC remains intact.

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