Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 23-01-2020

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-Triad fibers maker to introduce new sustainable products

Greensboro-based Unifi Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world’s leading makers of recycled and synthetic yarns, will introduce a new product and a product expansion at the Outdoor + Snow Show Jan. 29-31 in Denver.

As the company continues to work to meet sustainability and performance demands, Unifi will unveil its REPREVE cationic-dyeable polyester and its expanded REPREVE Our Ocean products.

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-Half of companies ignore carbon impact of plastic alternatives: Survey

Just under half (49%) of businesses have not examined the carbon impact of single-use plastic alternatives, despite growing pressure for companies to improve the sustainability and recyclability of product packaging in light of the climate crisis.

In contrast, 39% of the 287 respondents said their organisation had looked into the environmental effects of single-use plastic alternatives, and 34% said their organisation had publicly set a target to reduce their reliance on single-use plastics.

A further 12% did not know if their company had looked into plastic substitutes. Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

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-VNPOLY, SSFC team up for yarn production

The Vietnam Petrochemical and Fiber Joint Stock Company (VNPOLY) and Shinkong Synthetic Fibers Corporation (SSFC) from China’s Taiwan have agreed to work together to produce drawn textured yarn (DTY) in Vietnam.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

The Vietnam Petrochemical and Fiber Joint Stock Company (VNPOLY) and Shinkong Synthetic Fibers Corporation (SSFC) from China’s Taiwan have agreed to work together to produce drawn textured yarn (DTY) in Vietnam.

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-Ecover relaunches biodegradable detergents in PCR plastic

Ecover is relaunching its biodegradable, plant-based laundry detergents.

The new variants – Bio, Colour and Dark – are packaged in bottles made from 100% post-consumer recycled PET plastic – widely recyclable.

The cap is made from 50% post-consumer recycled polypropylene and can be recycled with the bottle. Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

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-TerraCycle announces new partnerships

The company has partnered with PopSockets and The Clorox Co.’s Glad business in January to launch new recycling programs.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

Trenton, New Jersey-based TerraCycle has announced it has entered into new partnerships with Boulder, Colorado-based PopSockets and Oakland, California-based The Clorox Co.’s Glad business this January to launch new recycling programs.

With PopSockets, which makes expandable phone grips, mobile tech and lifestyle accessories, TerraCycle is creating a free recycling program for PopSockets products, packaging and cellphone cases, TerraCycle reports in a news release on the partnership.

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-Italy worst textile polluter in Europe, UK 4th: study

Italy ranks as the worst textile polluter in Europe, with the country producing 466 tonnes of textile waste every year, according to new research from sustainable fashion brand LABFRESH, which found Italians spend a proportionately large amount on new clothing each year, at £920 per person. The United Kingdom ranked as the fourth worst offender.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

The United Kingdom’s total textile waste is less than half that of Italy, at 206 tonnes per year. Brits spend a similar annual sum on clothing to their Italian counterparts—at £980—despite the country’s gross domestic product per capita being 25 per cent higher.

Italy worst textile polluter in Europe, UK 4th: study Italy ranks as the worst textile polluter in Europe, with the country produc

-Toddler shames a driver who threw a plastic bottle onto the pavement by picking up the rubbish and returning it to him through the car window

  • Jiarui was walking in a Chinese city with his mother when he saw the bottle
  • Footage shows the boy picking up the piece of rubbish and handing it back
  • Web users have flocked to praise the child and urge adults to learn from him
  • The boy is ‘polite’, ‘curious’ and ‘respectful’ towards the elderly, his mum said

A one-year-old Chinese boy has taught a litter bug a lesson by picking up a plastic bottle thrown onto the pavement by the driver through the car window.

The toddler then gave the piece of rubbish back to the motorist by passing it to him through the same window.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

It is likely that the boy thought the driver had dropped the bottle by accident and was trying to help, according to his mother.

THROW A BOTTLE FROM THE CAR AND A CHILD COLLECTS IT. DO WE STILL BLAME THE PLASTIC? (Italian Language Only)
A driver throws a plastic bottle out of the car window. A little boy over a year old picks it up from the ground and returns it to the driver.the images of the video that arrives from eastern China make think, and went viral on the net.

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-ULMA urges mix of more recyclable plastics and switch of material

ULMA Packaging UK is continuing to work with a number of material suppliers to develop recyclable mono base materials.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

This follows a cross-party parliamentary group warning that firms are replacing plastic with potentially more harmful alternatives for the environment which ULMA said is a wake-up call for companies to redouble their sustainability efforts.

ULMA urges mix of more recyclable plastics and switch of material

-Zoppas Industries chooses eprcommunicazione for press and public affairs activities

In Italy, the plastic debate involves citizens, professionals and institutions, as well as those who work on concrete solutions, respecting health and the environment.

This is what SIPA, a Zoppas Industries company from Vittorio Veneto, is doing. It designed and built XTREME RENEW, the first system for the production of preforms for food use containing 100 per cent recycled PET starting from flakes, in a single heating cycle.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

The plant, the result of a unique project, is able to transform a potential waste into a resource through a complex process: the pet is recycled, the preform created, and the recycled plastic bottle produced. Finally, the blowing and bottling unit can also be added to the same machine.

-Zoppas Industries chooses eprcommunicazione for press and public affairs activities

-Barrier Bottle packaging: 9 fascinating facts

Qualifying as recyclable, reusable and refillable, the freshly patented, low-cost Barrier Bottle insulates the drink inside.Additives Circular Economy ReNylon 

David Fussell, president of VenturSource Consulting, is a prolific inventor, holding more than 30 patents worldwide. He has also been successful—the patented Ornamotion proved a holiday ornament sensation, selling more than 60 million units.

Fussell believes the Barrier Bottle that he co-invented is another winner, telling Packaging Digest, “I’ve been working with new products for a long time and have never been involved in a product that had such potential.”

Barrier Bottle packaging: 9 fascinating facts

 

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