Brothers Drinks has saved 1.5 million square metres of label liner waste from incineration after becoming one of the first brands to join the Avery Dennison recycling scheme run in partnership with PET UK.
Plastics packaging trade body Recoup has joined OPRL, a packaging label recycling scheme that aims to promote greater and more effective recycling of packaging materials in the UK and to create a stronger position for the industry on recycling-based issues.
Indian converter Jindal films has started work on two testing laboratories in the US and Luxembourg for film characterisation, which will be equipped to simulate customer conditions on packaging, printing and labelling machines.
The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) in the US has developed new bale quality grading specifications for post-consumer PET bales, which are designed to provide incentives to suppliers to improve recycled PET quality.
Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has joined the US-based Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC)’s How2Recycle Label programme in a bid to make consumers more aware of when they can recycle rigid packaging.