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NIR test programme reveals factors influencing sorting flexible packaging materials

Envirotec Magazine

A major international collaboration to provide independent, scientific data linked to design, sortability and mechanical recyclability of flexible packaging has published its first report – with a focus on Near Infrared (NIR) technology.

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Will 2025 plastic packaging commitments ring hollow?

GreenBiz

In 2025, there will be media and consumer outrage around all the failed commitments related to eliminating virgin plastic packaging and increasing the use of recycled material.

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Packaging is changing: 4 reuse innovations we’re following

GreenBiz

These reuse and refill packaging innovations are worth watching, from the stuff you put on your face to the stuff you put in your mouth.

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Walmart begins search for sustainable packaging

GreenBiz

The retail giant launched its Circular Connector "to accelerate innovation in the field of sustainable and circular packaging."

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Packaging taxes are coming for food companies: 4 actions to take now

GreenBiz

Extended producer responsibility puts a price on the packaging materials a company brings into a state.

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Household plastic packaging collection drops for first time, says RECOUP

Envirotec Magazine

Plastic packaging use and plastic packaging collection quantities have dropped for the first time in RECOUP’s annual UK Household Plastic Packaging Collection Survey. The UK’s overall recycling rate for plastic packaging from household and commercial sources is 52%.

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A skeptic's hope for packaging

GreenBiz

Key takeaways from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition's annual Impact conference.

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