With less than two years to go before the European targets imposed by the Single Use Plastic (SUP) Directive, the challenge of the coming months will be to increase the efficiency of the selective and traditional collection system.
To foster a simple and efficient shift to recycled PET, the French Group, Sidel, has created the RePETableTM global platform of services which enables customers to use up to 100% of rPET without any impact on the production of bottles or a reduction in the performances required of the packaging.
Sustainable cosmetics packaging: the guidelines of Cosmetica Italia and Aliplast in a White Paper, drawn up to guide the sector towards packaging in fully recyclable and, if possible, recycled plastic.
Between packaging, scraps and production waste, Aliplast treats over 100 thousand tonnes of plastic waste per year. Today it intends to consolidate and “export” its close loop model to Europe and emerging markets through subsidiaries and extraordinary acquisitions. Its CEO, Carlo Andriolo, talks to us about this.
Production trends and market positioning of a 'transversal' type of packaging. Figures for 2022 on rigid packaging, flexible packaging (excluding laminated films for converting), and plastic accessories.
Collectives, a broad representation of foreign exhibitors and buyers, focus on networking: the 2023 edition of PLAST - one of the most important trade fairs in the world for the plastic and rubber materials industry, scheduled for 5 to 8 September at the Milan Trade Fair in Rho - is characterised by the international dimension.