Monoflo International, a maker of reusable plastic packaging using millions of pounds of resin each year in the process, touts its close relationship with equipment maker Wittmann Battenfeld to integrate recycling.
Can the aluminum traditionally used as a barrier layer in food carton packages be safely replaced by a more environmentally friendly barrier? According to Tetra Pak, it looks as if that may well be the case.
Colorado is now the third U.S. state to pass legislation setting up extended producer responsibility for packaging. One analysis says plastics could face higher fees than other materials because of recycling challenges.