Made of different grades and thicknesses of HDPE laminate, the toothpaste tube meets recycling standards, protects the product and holds up to the demands of high-speed production, all while remaining comfortably squeezable.
Consider for a moment the possibility that the plastics industry is doing more good than harm, and that the environmental issues the industry faces have more to do with recycling than production.
I thought recycling polyethylene (PE) film was going to be easy. After all, I am a plastics engineer. This is my area of expertise. But I have come to the realization that I don’t know diddly squat about plastic film recycling.
Along with supplier Braskem (São Paulo), the global aseptic carton provider is the first to responsibly source plant-based polymers using the Bonsucro (London) standards for sustainable sugarcane.