To support the sustainability campaigns of its clients and future prospects, U.S.-based AdvanSix has introduced its upgraded line of Aegis® PA6 Resins and Capran® Biaxally Oriented Polyamide (BOPA) films. This new portfolio features a 100% post-industrial recycled materials (PIR) grade, certified by SCS Global Services. The company continues to conduct Life Cycle Analysis to evaluate its sustainability properties. These materials are created from recycled monomers that originate from waste … [Read more...] about AdvanSix integrates 100% post-industrial recycled materials in resins, films
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.
With sustainability and saving the environment as still the top priorities in the packaging industry, many nations are coordinating with local companies to make this happen. One such country that has kicked off a closed loop packaging system within their locality is Ireland, through the efforts of Waddington Europe. This thermoforming packaging company has partnered with Shabra to buy local food-grade recycled PET (rPET) and manufacture new products from these. rPET is sourced from tubs, … [Read more...] about Waddington jumpstarts local closed loop packaging in Ireland