Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro standards for sustainable sugar cane.
Danimer Scientific and Genpak are partnering to create a new line of biodegradable food containers. The eco-friendly foodservice items created by the two companies will help reduce the environmental impacts of non-biodegradable packaging produced annually worldwide.
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, based in California, USA, has awarded the Material Health Certificate GOLD level certification to Licocare RBW 102 Vita, Licocare RBW 106 Vita and Licocare RBW 300 Vita, bio-based lubricating and dispersing aids developed and produced by Clariant - a further confirmation of their excellent environmental profile and contribution to a circular economy for plastics.
It would behove a well-respected and globally operating organisation like Greenpeace to do its homework when publishing reports on important issues. The false assertions and half-baked facts presented here harm Greenpeace's credibility and cast doubt on the organisation's 'green' credentials.
The highlights in issue 05/19 (Sep/Oct) are fibers & textiles and barrier materials as well as a K fair preview.
The next issue 06/19 (Nov/Dec) will highlight films, flexibles, bags and consumer & office electronics. In the Basics section we'll discuss multilayer films. The deadline (editorial and ads) for issue 06/2019 is Nov 15th, 2019.