Packaging company Tetra Pak is the first to offer carton packaging that features caps made from recycled polymers. In partnership with Elvir, a subsidiary of milk processor Savencia Fromage & Dairy, the resealable screwcap can be found in Elle & Vire products. The HeliCap™ 23 cap solution is integrated in Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1L Slim carton packages. It features an easy-to-open design and a tamper evidence ring that assures the consumer that the product has not been previously opened. … [Read more...] about Tetra Pak and Elvir incorporate recycled polymers in new carton packaging caps
True sustainability in food packaging
The mission to achieve a more sustainable global economy is still a top priority across various industries, even more so today as the world enters into the post-COVID-19 era. Campaigns set forth by the United Nations, the Paris Agreement and the most recently concluded COP 26 Conference have all announced initiatives as a response to the climate crisis. These include ambitious sustainability targets such as limiting global warming to 1.5°C and lowering carbon footprint across … [Read more...] about True sustainability in food packaging
Berry Global commits to growing polypropylene recycling infrastructure in the U.S.
Polypropylene is a plastic that’s widely used in food and non-food applications. It boasts of low carbon footprint compared to other types, and is versatile, affordable and safe. Although utilising this product is already contributing to worldwide sustainability efforts, there’s still a push to do more from companies. Berry Global has joined the Prolypropylene Recycling Coalition of the Recycling Partnership in a campaign to improve the overall recycling infrastructure in the U.S. They are … [Read more...] about Berry Global commits to growing polypropylene recycling infrastructure in the U.S.