Cream cheese packaging with visible design and invisible digital watermark

Mondi is one of the companies testing digital watermarks that help sort waste for a circular economy.

HolyGrail 2.0 and the digital recycling passport

Two bottles of softener, depicting the visible design and the invisible digital watermark

Pilot project with new Vernel product line: digital watermarks on the packaging are like a barcode that is invisible to the human eye. Photo: Henkel

Who´s who – the long list of commercial enterprises and manufacturers involved proves just how important this project is

Who´s who – the long list of commercial enterprises and manufacturers involved proves just how important this project is (screenshot by AIM)

Second phase of testing with 125,000 different types of packaging

Conveyor belt in sorting plant with packaging and Near Infrared Reflectance scanner

The first prototype for capturing DW codes is now being tested in Copenhagen. Photo: AIM

Bins, bucket, crates for the home with a rug

New products made from packaging. Photo: LIDL