Procter & Gamble’s liquid packaging technology uses compressed gas to provide tailored rigidity to create structure in flexible films, uses 50% less plastic than a traditional rigid bottle, and has a 360° palette for design.
In addition to becoming “partners in recycling,” the Eagles and Braskem (Philadelphia) will create an online education platform to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders.
System 001 promises to rid the Pacific gyre of much of its plastic waste without harming marine life.
The PHA-based straw reportedly biodegrades in environments ranging from waste treatment facilities to landfills and oceans.
Maybe we need more plastic bans to shake up the industry and get everyone to be more proactive.
The RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocol film analyzes the impact of different technologies on the recyclability of the PE film and flexible packaging recycling stream.
Environmental hazards associated with polyethylene have spurred adoption of polypropylene woven bags and sacks as a more sustainable alternative, according to a study from Fact.MR (Pune, India).
The information- and graphic-rich 1-page PDF from the Flexible Packaging Association (Annapolis, MD) captures the essentials from a recent 194-page report.