Waste Management


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.

Milliken’s ColorDirection 2023 Bold Unity: evoking a sense of belonging and familiarity

Milliken’s ColorDirection 2023 Bold Unity: evoking a sense of belonging and familiarity.
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In 2023, as the world celebrates a resilience greater than we could have hoped for, Milliken & Company’s ColorDirection Bold Unity presents a collection of connected tones powerful in impact and vulnerable in expression, colors that can sing gentle harmonies or raise the roof with vibrancy.

Perstorp has set Science Based Targets in line with Paris Agreement

Perstorp has set Science Based Targets in line with Paris Agreement.
(Photo: Science Based Targets)
Perstorp Group greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative, meaning they are consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement. The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from Perstorp’s operations (Scopes 1 and 2*) are consistent with reductions required to keep warming to 1.5°C, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement.

Colorants Webshop – creating a better customer experience

Colorants Webshop – a customer portal offering more transparency and a better customer experience.The evolution of eCommerce has been rapid and enables levels of customer experience we could only dream about even 5 years ago. Customers expect more flexibility, more reliability, more transparency, and more speed. B2B customers are increasingly evaluating suppliers, not just based on product performance and sustainability, but also on their reliability, and customer experience.

Archroma and Jeanologia join forces to launch ‘Pad-Ox G2 Cold’, a new water-saving dyeing process for denim and casual wear

Denim overdyed using Pad-Ox G2.
(Photo: Naveena)Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, and Jeanologia, world leader in sustainable and efficient technology development, today announced the launch of ‘Pad-Ox G2 Cold’, a water-saving dyeing process at room temperature for casual looks.

Clariant’s bio-based additives for biopolymers awarded OK compost INDUSTRIAL & OK biodegradable SOIL certification 

Clariant’s solutions awarded with the OK compost INDUSTRIAL and OK biodegradable SOIL certifications support the development of industrially compostable plastics and biodegradable coatings for agriculture. (Photo: Pixabay)Good news for the development of sustainable compostable products. Clariant’s bio-based processing & dispersing additives for biopolymers used in plastics– Licocare® RBW Vita range, Licolub® FA 1 and Licowax® C – have been awarded the “OK compost INDUSTRIAL” certificate. Awarding test and certification body, TÜV Austria Cert GmbH, also granted toLicocare RBW 102 Vita the “OK biodegradable SOIL” label, which is a key attribute for agricultural applications.

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