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
To address the growing need for a system that recycles post-consumer plastic waste in Mexico, Nestlé Mexico has signed an agreement with Greenback Recycling Technologies and Enval to bring a chemical recycling plant for flexible plastic packaging. This will promote a closed loop economy for food-grade plastic, which includes aluminum-laminated and multilayer flexible plastic variants. The facility will house a microwave-induced pyrolysis technology, which turns plastic into oil feedstock. … [Read more...] about Nestlé Mexico, Greenback, Enval collaborate to bring closed loop plastic packaging to Mexico
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.