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Giflor's new products focus on sustainability
Giflor Closure Technologies, an international leader in the production of plastic closure systems for over 40 years, has a set a new goal for this year. Despite all of the global challenges 2020 has brought, Giflor has decided to further its efforts from an environmental point of view. The company slogan, "2020: two times green" testifies that this will be a decisive year for sustainability, a challenge that Giflor has been at the forefront of for some years now and wishes to continue improving upon. See how their latest products get greener.
Clariant ColorWorks applies IR-detectable black technology to make other dark colors more recyclable
Clariant continues to develop new technology to improve the recyclability of plastics while offering packaging and product developers more color options. The latest development is a range of deep, dark colors that normally would have required the use of carbon black pigments that makes them undetectable by the near-infrared (NIR) sensors used in automated polymer sorting systems at recycling centers.
A new life – recycled plastics go premium labels
CCL Label

CCL Labels offers innovative decoration solutions enabling brands to achieve their sustainability goals – with recycled content. CCL Label is constantly working on new label constructions that help reduce the environmental impact of their customers’ products while maintaining the brand identity and premium appearance.

Mondi’s FlexiBag Recyclable tickles Fido’s taste buds by keeping soft pet food fresh and succulent

Pet food maker Mera is the first to use Mondi's pre-made, mono-material, recyclable plastic FlexiBags for its semi moist dog food. A new 12.5 kg bag is the largest sustainable FlexiBag Recyclable on the pet food market and has officially been certified for recyclability by Institute cyclos-HTP. The bag features a special aroma and fat barrier as well as optimised palletisation and convenient reclosure.

Onwards and upwards: follow Regula Jar’s sustainable path
When it comes to sustainability, being in the comfort zone is never an option. Even a best-seller must be revisited to make it the best product it can be! Made in Europe by Louvrette, a Quadpack Company, Regula Jar is a perfect example of how the pursuit of eco-conscious packaging can never stop.
Weener Plastics receives ISCC Plus accreditation
Weener Plastics
Weener Plastics believes in a circular economy and is committed to reducing the use of fossil feedstock. The company has received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus accreditation for its use of sustainable raw materials.
Continuing sustainability efforts, Neopac moves toward mono-material barrier tubes designed for recyclability
Neopac is in the development stages of food- and pharma-grade mono-material barrier tube solutions that align with existing recycling processes. Neopac’s push for mono-material tubes will employ sound packaging science to align with current recycling practices and processes – all while providing its cosmetics, food and pharma customers with outstanding barrier properties to protect sensitive products.
New report finds overwhelming majority of global consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging

According to new research by Trivium Packaging, nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging. The report, developed in partnership with Boston Consulting Group, surveyed participants for their preferences related to sustainable packaging along with their willingness to pay more for products with environmentally friendly packaging.

Designing packaging for recyclability
Manufacturers must create products that both attain the company’s brand vision while at the same time satisfy all recycling and sustainability legislation. Today, these regulations call for both an increase in the amount of recycled content in packaging, and mandate that all future packaging be reusable or recyclable.