Transforming the plastics sector into circular economy

  Among the 60 million tonnes of plastic produced in Europe every year, only 30% of the total is recycled and the 79% of plastic waste has ended up in landfills or as litter in the natural environment. This is a fact that will produce an environmental disaster in a not too far future.  The […]

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‘How KET technologies will revolutionize the packaging world’, a topic on PICK&PACK 2020

  The packaging industry and intralogistics are evolving at an extraordinary speed because of the emergence of the Industry 4.0 revolution to assume new challenges. Barcelona, as one of the most cosmopolitan and innovative European capitals in the sector, celebrated from 12th to 14th February in the CCIB the PICK&PACK exhibition, that held the European […]

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The first MultiCycle project newsletter is already here!!

Welcome to the first annual MultiCycle project newsletter!!!   MultiCycle is delivering an industrial recycling pilot plant for thermoplastic-based multi-materials, demonstrating the shift to a circular economic model in multilayer packaging / flexible films and fibre-reinforced thermoplastic composites in the automotive sector, as indicators of potential in many other segments.   MultiCycle project coordinators are […]

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Dissemination day in Sunne on the 26th September of PulpAcktion

  On September 26th a part of the PULPACKTION team gathered at Rottneros Packaging in Sunne for a get-together and review of the project status. The project aims to develop a cellulose-based packaging solution able to compete with current fossil-based packaging systems. PULPACKTION will develop fully bio-based packaging materials with a high percentage of cellulose for food […]

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Emerging circular biobased barrier solutions

  Multilayer plastic packaging films are commonly used to pack sensitive food products. Their share on the packaging market is increasing as they enable light-weighting and increase resource efficiency in their primary use in comparison to rigid packaging, but they are currently not recyclable. Indeed, high purity fractions are needed for reprocessing and the vast […]

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