recycling

UPM Raflatac introduces first RecyClass certified paper label for HDPE and rigid PP

UPM Raflatac introduces first RecyClass certified paper label for HDPE and rigid PP

UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of its innovative recycling-friendly New Wave paper label material. It is the first RecyClass-certified paper label material to earn a Letter of Compatibility for use in rigid high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP) containers. The results of the...
Pajaritas Azules celebrates its 8th edition

Pajaritas Azules celebrates its 8th edition

The ASPAPEL Blue Birds program has celebrated its 8th edition under the motto “Everyone's Paper”, recognizing the excellence of its management in the selective collection for recycling of paper and cardboard from 47 local entities (town councils and groups of municipalities) of 15 autonomous communities. Of the group of awarded local entities, 40 have...
The Spanish SCRAPs address the new obligations of the Royal Packaging Decree

The Spanish SCRAPs address the new obligations of the Royal Packaging Decree

Collective Systems of Extended Producer Responsibility (SCRAPs) emerge as a solution to comply with the obligations of the Royal Decree on packaging and packaging waste that all companies must comply with. This has been one of the main messages of the business meeting with all the SCRAPs of Spain held this week in...
UPM Raflatac receives RecyClass recognition

UPM Raflatac receives RecyClass recognition

UPM Raflatac has received RecyClass recognition for its PE films with its multipurpose UV acrylic adhesive technology. The recognition expands UPM Raflatac's portfolio of RecyClass approved PE (polyethylene) label materials. These materials are recognized to be compatible with film recycling...
A stronger and more sustainable packaging sector

A stronger and more sustainable packaging sector

The packaging sector shows an upward trend, with a future marked by sustainability. The use of recycled and/or recyclable materials, their availability, the certifications that endorse them, the traceability of the products, their life cycle, the increase in capacity and adaptation of recycling companies, transparency and...
An application optimizes the traceability of the plastic packaging recycling process

An application optimizes the traceability of the plastic packaging recycling process

INDUREC 4.0 is a project dedicated to the research and development of a new application that monitors and follows the different steps in the management of plastic packaging, from initial recycling to the various stages of transformation. This project, coordinated by the Packaging and Packaging Innovation Cluster within the aid line...
Itene will develop recyclable cellulosic materials with barrier and sealability properties

Itene will develop recyclable cellulosic materials with barrier and sealability properties

The Itene technology center works on the development of recyclable cellulosic and paper-based materials with barrier and sealability properties for packaging applications for food and e-commerce messaging. These advances will be achieved in the INNCELPACK project, financed by the Valencian Institute of Competitiveness...
The Alliance for the Recycling of Small Plastics is born

The Alliance for the Recycling of Small Plastics is born

The Alliance for the Recycling of Small Plastics (ARPP) is a new platform that promotes sustainability, the circular economy and the recycling of this type of small-sized plastic in Spain by developing actions aimed at promoting an improvement of the current model. . Founded by Nestlé, through its brand Nescafé...
Cinfa awards an ecopackaging project

Cinfa rewards an ecopackaging project

Cinfa today awarded the resolution of an ecopackaging challenge launched through the open innovation platform of Ibercaja's Más Empresa ecosystem. The pharmaceutical company, a partner of the ecosystem, proposed in May to startups that wanted to participate a challenge that sought sustainability improvements in medication packaging. These advances...
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