Tinplate has High Recycling Rate

A new representative survey confirms the strong trend towards increasing environmental awareness among the German population. At the same time, consumers often still misjudge the sustainability of various packaging materials. The new initiative weissblech-kommt-weiter.de (tinplate goes further) aims to provide consumers with better information.

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Styrofoam Packaging based on Chemically Recycled Plastics

What began with a pilot project at the end of 2019 is now culminating in a successful cooperation: starting April 1, 2021, BSH Hausgeräte GmbH will for the first time use styrofoam, in the production of which a raw material made from chemically recycled plastic waste has been used, as the packaging material for selected large appliances, particularly those of the luxury brand Gaggenau.

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“Headline Politics Won’t Get us Anywhere”

As part of the German Packaging Congress 2021, Kim Cheng demands not to commit to certain types of packaging in an image-driven way. Nevertheless, the managing director of the dvi is pleased that packaging is being certified by consumers as having made progress in terms of sustainability.

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