Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging 28-01-2020
Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
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In recent years, sustainability has been a significant focus of those who are trying to do their part for the environment.
More and more people are reducing their plastic usage, recycling, and saying goodbye to single-use plastic bags.
Then there are those who start looking at the materials they are using, such as cotton. How sustainable is cotton? Is it better to use than human-made fibres such as polyester? Read on to find out.
Australia has been warned it would need to dramatically increase its plastic reprocessing by up to 400 per cent to meet national recycling targets in the wake of export restrictions.
A report commissioned by the federal government found that just 9.4 per cent of plastic was recycled in 2017-2018.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has outlined intentions for its TruCircle initiative to help close the loop on plastic recycling with global business figures and policy makers at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The four-day annual summit facilitates a series of high level debates that challenge global leaders to put forward fresh thinking around the 2020 theme of ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World’.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
Closed loop recycling of plastic would see post-consumer plastic waste collected, recycled and used to make new products. For this vision to work, consumers, retailers, recyclers and manufacturers must work together to reclaim valuable materials from our waste stream and process them to make new products. This process requires a total transformation of the value chain, which Sabic has been working hard with its partners downstream and upstream to achieve.
A few years back, Valérie Leloup read a book called Zero Waste Home, about a family who reduced its waste to one jar per year, mostly by not buying useless materials in the first place.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
“It’s a proposition of a completely different lifestyle that is focused less on material belongings, on things, on stuff,” she said.
It impressed her so much that she brought these ideas into her life, but there was one main obstacle: “There was no grocery store where you could buy everything package-free.”
The company uses plant-based fabric, Lenzing MicroModal, extracted from the pulp of beech wood tree in Austria.
MicroModal is three- times softer than cotton and is light, has a cooler feel and has about 50 per cent more moisture absorbing capacity than cotton
For many men, buying innerwear is still matter that is not bespoken if not completely hushed up.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
One of the reasons for this is that the segment has not seen a major innovation for about three decades.
Woodlands Dairy has introduced new bio-based packaging for its First Choice fresh extended shelf life (ESL) milk.
The new packaging sports a new look and feel, while incorporating bio-based messaging.
Woodlands Dairy and First Choice marketing manager Marisa Maccaferri said this type of packaging was a first for SA.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
In the latest short film released on the Monforts YouTube Channel – captured at the recent Denim Première Vision show in London – some of the leading global manufacturers discuss their initiatives for more sustainable denim production.
Cone Denim, based in Greensboro, North Carolina, for example, can lay claim to having put in place its first environmental control measures back in the 1940s when the company first started recycling its water.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
BASF announced a single-digit million-euro investment in the capacity expansion of water-based polyurethane dispersions at its Castellbisbal site in Spain. The expansion will allow BASF to increase its production capacity by 30%.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
“We want to continue to provide our customers with high-quality polyurethane dispersions and help them grow by ensuring supply reliability. Considering the rising demand for polyurethane dispersions in Europe, this investment underlines our intention to assume a leading position in the business of polyurethane dispersions,” says Frank Hezel, vice president, resins and additives, EMEA, at BASF.
Toray Industries, Inc., today announced a new iteration of its highly successful Primeflex™ series of flexible stretch fabric – Primeflex PET-recycled type.
Available in spring/summer 2021, the new, Primeflex PET-recycled type is made with 50% recycled and 18% bio-based yarn, meeting the sportswear consumer’s demand for sustainability without compromising stretch.Brexit Carbon Fiber RePackaging
Primeflex PET-recycled type incorporates recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) that would normally otherwise be discarded as waste, retaining the signature bi-component yarn structure that delivers the trademark stretch and kickback of Primeflex.
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