Recycling


New, recyclable packaging film for fresh and processed food puts Mondi on the MAP

New, recyclable packaging film for fresh and processed food puts Mondi on the MAP. 
(Photos: Mondi, PR132)Flexible food packaging has traditionally presented brand owners with a choice –– either extract the maximum performance parameters or make it fully recyclable. Achieving both goals at once has been almost impossible ... until now.

Milliken’s ‘ColorDirection 2020’ explores the colors of the human journey

Liquitint™, Reactint®, ClearTint™ and Keyplast® Colorants by Milliken.
(Photo © 2019 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR202)The theme of Connected Comfort serves as a foundation for the six color tones selected for ColorDirection 2020 — reflecting the convenience, flexibility and personal experiences capturing the connection color creates between products from various markets and the consumers they serve.

Avery Dennison CleanFlake™ portfolio wins FINAT Recycling & Sustainability award 2019

Mark Macaré (left) from FINAT and Jan 't Hart (right), senior director innovation sustainability and compliance, receiving the award. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR424)An innovation from Avery Dennison that enables closed-loop PET recycling has won this year’s FINAT Recycling and Sustainability award. The CleanFlake™ portfolio (video) enables production of high quality recycled PET (rPET) from post-consumer bottles while maintaining all-important visual impact and food contact approval. The portfolio is further reducing environmental impact by using recycled PET liner material.

Mondi accelerates efforts to create flexible packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic

Mondi accelerates efforts to create flexible packaging from post-consumer recycled plastic. (Photo: Mondi, PR131)Mondi Group, a global leader in packaging and paper, led Project Proof, a Pioneer Project facilitated by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF). The project has created a proof-of-concept prototype flexible plastic pouch incorporating a minimum of 20% post-consumer plastic waste originating from mixed household waste. The pouch is suitable for packaging household products such as detergent.

Archroma prepares for ITMA with 5 innovations and 24 system solutions for enhanced sustainability, color and performance

Stay tuned with Archroma highlights and activities at ITMA 2019 by visiting on the dedicated event webpage. (Photo: Archroma)Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, will be at ITMA to launch its latest innovations and system solutions aimed to help textile manufacturers with optimized productivity and/or value creation in their markets.

Avery Dennison’s recycled polyethylene (rPE) facestock offers an industry-first

Avery DennisonThe labelling industry’s first-ever facestock made from recycled polyethylene (rPE) has been introduced by Avery Dennison. Successful print and dispensing trials are now complete, demonstrating the company’s commitment to finding more sustainable solutions for the labelling industry.

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