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Virgin and recycled resin suppliers/traders, Recyclers, MRFs, Food packaging Companies – from plastics, paper, glass, can, Converters, Bottlers, Additives & coatings suppliers, Regulatory affairs managers, Packaging Consultants, Testing Laboratories, Government Authorities in Food, Health & Safety, Brandowners, Retailers
As brand owners push forward in sustainability, there looks to be no end in sight for demand of sustainable packaging ideas and recycled materials.
Brand owners are continuing to promote the importance of post consumer recyclates in their product portfolio.
Mars, Inc. is working toward 100 percent packaging recyclability by 2025.
Nestlé, the world’s biggest food company announced in January 2020 that it will spend more than than 1.5 billion Swiss francs to buy 2 million metric tons of recycled plastic between now and 2025.
Despite high demand for recycled content, there is a disconnect between many recyclers and product manufacturers that results in suboptimal design for recyclability and insufficient supply of post-consumer materials for recycling
Successful recycling firms need to navigate this area skilfully and understand the applicable regulations that govern the use of recycled materials in food packaging applications.
"Envision Plastics pushes forward with food contact recycled plastics packaging"
~ Plastics News Aug 15, 2019
"Unilever has launched Magnum ice cream tubs made from recycled polypropylene plastic."
~ www.foodbev.com Aug 7, 2019
One of the the biggest roadblock to increasing the amount of recycled plastic for food packaging is the poor quality of recyclates.
Apart from meeting the purity requirements of the FDA Act, recycled food contact materials also must comply with the FDA Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements.
Key experts at CMT’s Recycled Packaging for Food Contact conference will discuss in detail the following issues
rPlanet Earth is an innovative technology-based company that produces packaging from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) using a vertically integrated approach. The Vernon, California-based company recently opened its 302,000-square-foot plastics recovery and production facility, which also serves as its headquarters. In its first phase of development, the plant will produce about 80 million pounds of food and drink packaging annually.
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