| Material technology | Ring Container Technologies | Oakland, TN | United States
Ring Container Technologies partners with John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. for lightweight, recyclable snack packaging
SmartCAN® Offers A Modern Approach to the Classic Canister - Ring Container Technologies, a leader in the plastic container manufacturing industry, has partnered with food manufacturer John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) to provide retail consumers with innovative, lightweight recyclable snack…
| Material technology | UNION Officine Meccaniche s.p.a. | S.Vittore Olona (MI) | Italy
UNION Officine Meccaniche: 100% rPET egg trays
The company is testing an extrusion line intended for the production of thermoformable sheet for single-layer PET egg trays, made from 100% recycled bottles.
| Material technology | SMI S.p.A | San Giovanni Bianco (BG) | Italy
SMI: Detergents in PET - Practical, safe and advantageous choice
Now more than ever we are surrounded by PET containers of sanitizers and room and personal hygiene detergents. Safety, functionality, innovation and ergonomics are the main features that the containers used by manufacturers of detergents and sanitizers must have. These characteristics can be easily…
| Material technology | EconCore | Leuven | Belgium
Recycled PET honeycomb now commercially viable using EconCore’s technology
Recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) honeycomb is now commercially ready and available to licence from EconCore. The company successfully conducted two years of research, learning how to optimally process the reusable resource-based polymer into its continuously produced honeycomb core.
| Material technology | Icelandic Water Holdings | Ölfus | Iceland
Icelandic Glacial announces new sustainability initiative
Icelandic Glacial, the naturally alkaline, super-premium spring water, today announced a multifaceted sustainability initiative that includes plastic reduction and new packaging innovation. By 2021, Icelandic Glacial plans to use 50% post-consumer recycled plastic (rPET) in their PET packaging and…
| Material technology | Vango | Port Glasgow | United Kingdom
Vango announces eco-friendly camping collaboration with the National Trust
Vango and the National Trust, Europe’s largest conservation charity, are launching a recycled plastic camping collection, including eco-friendly tents and sleeping bags.
| Material technology | Innofil3D BV | Emmen | Netherlands
YUYO Boards featuring BASF's sustainable rPET filament
YUYO was founded in October 2018, with the idea in mind that more than 90% of surfers are concerned about ocean health, but most of them are still surfing on boards that are non-recyclable. After two years of research and development, YUYO found a way to resolve this problem.
| Material technology | PACT Group | Cremorne, VIC | Australia
Pact Group work with The Collective to launch the first yoghurt bottle in New Zealand that incorporates recycled content into its packaging
Pact Group is proud to work with one of New Zealand’s most innovative food businesses, The Collective, to launch the first yoghurt bottle in New Zealand that incorporates recycled plastic (rPET) in its packaging.
| Material technology | Anellotech | Pearl River, NY | United States
Anellotech’s technology converts Lay’s potato chip bag into key chemical required for new plastic bottles
Sustainable technology company Anellotech has announced that a laboratory demonstration of its Plas-TCatTM technology – which transforms mixed plastic waste directly into chemicals – successfully converted a Lay’s Barbeque Potato Chip (PepsiCo) bag into para-xylene, the primary chemical used to make…
| Material technology | Sukano | Feusisberg | Switzerland
Sukano detectable black masterbatch included on french positive list by CITEO and COTREP
Sukano, a global masterbatch specialist for PET, PLA and specialty resins, has been certified according to the COTREP recyclability test protocol and will be featured in the CITEO positive list. This gives brand owners a documented ‘end of life’ alternative as it ensures the sorting and recycling of…