Fiber-based products, in particular paper and cardboard, play an important part in the packaging and printing industries. In addition, their bio-based origin and high recycling rates provide tangible sustainability benefits.
When reviewing revisions to EU packaging and packaging waste regulation, innovative packaging that may not be covered by the design for recycling criteria should be allowed to prove recyclability through testing.
September 20, 2023
A strong regulation for EU legislation on packaging and packaging waste will harmonize packaging recycling requirements throughout Europe, lessen market barriers, and simplify the compliance work of economic operators.
While solvent-based laminating adhesives are still widely used, many converters are starting to invest in lamination equipment capable of running solventless laminating adhesives. To avoid visual appearance issues, these factors must be considered.