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Study says recycled PET cuts emissions by 79% compared to new material A study carried out by denkstatt on behalf of Austrian converter Alpla has revealed that recycled PET (rPET) results in a much higher carbon dioxide saving than assumed earlier. Types of Packaging > PET > News

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Recyclable

EU beverage carton recycling rate reaches 47%
Latest industry figures gathered by ACE, the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, revealed that the European Union (EU) recycled 47% of all beverage cartons placed on the market, or about 430.000 tonnes, in 2016.
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Nestlé adds new recycling labels to US bottled water brands
By PKBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Waters North America is adding new recycling instruction to the labels on half-liter bottles of all its major brands in the US.
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Sustainable Packaging

FKuR Kunststoff, Oerlemans Plastics and BK Pac partner to promote bio-based packaging
FKuR Kunststoff, Oerlemans Plastics and BK Pac have collaborated to promote the use of bio-based plastics in sustainable foodstuffs film packaging.
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Linpac installs new extruder at Ritterhude facility in Germany
By PKBR Staff Writer
Food packaging specialist Linpac has installed a new third extruder at its Ritterhude facility in Germany, a move that allows the company to manufacture products from up to 100% recycled content.
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