Bioplastic packaging compatible with the environment – Terralene® rPP compounds containing recycled material expand product portfolio

FKuR’s biobased plastics, including the new Terralene rPP compounds, which contain recycled material, offer extensive possibilities to produce sustainable products which contribute to the circular economy. 
© Dornburger Kunststoff-Technik GmbH Willich, Germany, September 2019 – At FachPack 2019 (24 to 26 September in Nuremberg), at booth 7-316 in hall 7, FKuR will present a wide …

Single use directive fails to acknowledge potential of biodegradable plastics

Photo of compostable bio-waste bag (certified according to EN13432) for separate collection of bio-waste (c) European Bioplastics, 2018 WorldPressOnline – Berlin, December 2018 – The European institutions have reached an agreement on a directive to curb the use of a number of single-use plastic products in the EU, which aims to prevent and reduce marine …

RITRAMA presents EDEN the revolutionary environment-friendly paper

Ritrama SpA, the Italian multinational leader in the sector with 20 offices on five continents, presents EDEN, the revolutionary natural paper specifically for the labelling of wine, spirits and beer. What makes EDEN particularly innovative is its “environment-friendly” composition: it is composed of up to 50% dried grass fibers and the remainder of pure virgin …

Plastics recycling in Europe – A waste of your time or a wasted opportunity?

AMI Consulting, Bristol, UK 26/07/18 – According to a recently published study by leading industry consultants Applied Market Information Ltd. (AMI Consulting), the plastics recycling industry will have to develop and grow considerably to meet 2030 EU plastics packaging recycling targets, along with the effect of the Chinese waste import ban.

New Bio-Flex Blends for home compostable films and packaging

Willich, February 2017 – The bioplastics specialist has developed new Bio-Flex blends for the production of low gauge films which will biodegrade completely in garden compost at low, variable temperatures. Vinçotte, based in Belgium, has already issued OK Compost HOME certificates for these grades. In addition, most of the new compounds meet the requirements of …

TETRA PAK Launches Industry’s First Package Made Entirelly From Plant Based Renewable Packaging Materials

Tetra Pak announces the launch of the industry’s first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC …

COMBIBLOC ECOPLUS NOW ALSO WITH SCREW CAP: SUSTAINABILITY MEETS CONVENIENCE

Combibloc EcoPlus, the carton pack that generates less CO2, is now also available with the very lightweight and therefore extremely resource efficient combiCap screw cap – a packaging solution that combines environmentally friendly features and exceptional convenience. Compared to a 1-litre carton pack of the same format, combibloc EcoPlus generates 28 per cent less CO2.