Latest Articles AMHERST, NH [February 16, 2021] – Today, Plastics Forming Enterprises (PFE) enters a new chapter with the announcement of Kristi Hansen assuming the role of President. PFE is an internationally recognized leader in recyclability testing and design for recycling consultation, working with some of the largest brands in the world toward achieving packaging […]
Latest Articles ‘Millad® NXTM 8000’ technology is fully compatible with the polypropylene (PP) recycling processes in Europe and poses no recyclability issues, according to the findings of an independent laboratory testing. This clarifying agent is used in PP containers, to make them transparent similarly to PET, PS, and other optically clear materials. RecyClass approval applies […]
Latest Articles by Jared Paben Testing has shown that a label for PET bottles and several tube packages are compatible with current plastics recycling processes. The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) issued three critical guidance letters in recent weeks confirming the packaging innovations are either recyclable or can be separated from recyclable plastics. APR sent letters […]
Latest Articles Every day, brands and packaging producers submit detailed packaging specifications to How2Recycle®, and the program assesses the recyclability of each packaging type and issues specific recommendations for design improvement. On average, the How2Recycle program issues recyclability labels to brands and retailers for over 225 products every day. Of those, about 10% include the Store […]
APR Certification gives brands confidence labels will not impede recycling, supports enhanced packaging sustainability
Amcor, one of the world’s largest packaging companies, developed a film that matches the heat resistance of oriented PET but can still be recycled in PE film streams.