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Schreiner Group

Climate-neutral manufacturing starts in 2023

09.03.2023 For more than 30 years, Schreiner Group (Oberschleißheim, Germany) has been a pioneer in climate protection and sustainability. Now the high-tech company has also committed officially to climate neutrality and the goals of the Paris Agreement by submitting a Commitment Letter to SBTi (Science Based Targets initiative).

Launch of new web hub for liner recyclers

08.02.2023 CELAB-Europe, a collaboration of the whole self-adhesive label value chain, has announced the launch of their new website that includes an interactive map that lists liner and matrix recyclers in Europe. Next to brand owners and other label users in general, especially waste managers and HSEQ representatives of production sites are the target audience for the recycling information.
Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe

New sustainable packaging paper for toys

01.02.2023 When it comes to toys, more and more value is being placed on the sustainability of the products. More and more suppliers are realising that this should also apply to the packaging.
C2 Background

German environmental organisation DUH criticises loopholes in the compulsory offer of reusable packaging

09.01.2023 According to Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH), the obligation to offer reusable containers in the gastronomy sector, which came into force in Germany on 1 January 2023, threatens to lead to nothing in its current form. It is the right approach that catering businesses must also offer ready-to-eat food and beverages in reusable packaging.
Herrmann Ultraschall

A clean sea under the Christmas tree

16.12.2022 As part of the "Herrmann Cause of the Heart", a campaign by Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik GmbH & Co. KG, (Karlsbad, Germany) the 2022 Christmas donation of €10 000 will go to the non-profit organisation The Ocean Cleanup to remove plastic waste from the oceans.
Faller Packaging

Sustainable label solutions – improved ecological footprint

15.12.2022 To offer its customers sustainable and environmentally friendly label solutions, Faller Packaging (Waldkirch, Germany) pursues the motto “Reduce, Recycle, Rethink”. This means effectively reducing label material, using label backing recycling programmes, creating a recyclable label design and, where possible, promoting the use of recycled materials.
European Bioplastics

Industry set to engage with political stakeholders on upcoming legislation

12.12.2022 At the 17th annual European Bioplastics (EUBP) Conference, which took place on 6/7 December in Berlin, industry experts discussed the latest innovations in the bioplastics sector and drove the debate on most recent political developments.
C2 Background

Global bioplastics production defies challenges by showing significant increase

07.12.2022 At the 17th EUBP Conference, European Bioplastics presented a positive outlook for the global bioplastics industry. After a stagnation of the overall plastics production in 2020, mainly due to challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, there is now a new momentum for global bioplastics production.

RecyClass approval for mechanical recycling in European markets

06.12.2022 Two Dow (Midland, Michigan) adhesive systems commonly used for a broad range of polyethylene (PE) film packaging applications have been approved as compatible for mechanical recycling following a rigorous scientific evaluation by the non-profit, cross-industry initiative RecyClass.

Silver medal from EcoVadis for sustainability strategy

29.11.2022 The rating agency EcoVadis has awarded Optima's (Schwäbisch-Hall, Germany) central sustainability strategy "We care for tomorrow" the silver medal. The group of companies is thus among the best 25 percent of the companies assessed by EcoVadis.

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