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Public obligations for recycling: Germany – a good role model?

Waste
Everyone who has lived in Germany for a while will certainly have experienced one particular culture shock: Which bin does my trash belong in? Indeed, through the Packaging Act, there is an extensive obligation to recycle within Germany – particularly for companies seeking to bring any type of packaging into circulation in Germany. An amendment to this act now extends this obligation to online retailers. But how much sense does the entire system make?

Food

Sausage wrap that can be recycled

Shopping cart in front of sausage shelves
Sliced sausage is supposed to look good on the refrigerator shelves in the supermarket and is usually wrapped in non-recyclable transparent composite film. Now, thanks to energy-efficient heating systems in thermoforming machines for packaging, it is possible to use more sustainable materials – while maintaining the same level of safety, quality and transparency.

Confectionery

Ice cream packaged in mono-material

Ice cream packaging
Companies continue to ask themselves how they can meet customers' demands for sustainable packaging. Together, Borealis, Froneri and Paccor have found an answer, and are packaging ice cream from the brand Aino in mono-material.

Food

Less material needed to produce sealing films

Man searching for information
Films are an important part of packaging: They provide an impenetrable barrier between the product and the environment. That said, industrial handling of such sealing films is not always simple. A cooperation between Plasthill and Constantia Flexibles has now led to the development of a PE film which uses less material, thus leading to reduced CO2 emissions, yet has greater seal strength.
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