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Cepi voices strong concerns over robustness of tools provided to the industry to achieve the EU’s climate objectives

The EU Parliament has now adopted its mandates for negotiations on the revision of the emissions trading scheme (ETS), the EU’s main carbon pricing tool, and the carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM). Both are instruments to attain the EU’s 2030 climate objectives, supported by Cepi.

Ascend to focus on driving e-mobility, sustainability and growth at K 2022

Ascend Performance Materials previewed some corporate updates and highlights in advance of K 2022 at a recent press conference in Rotterdam. Under the theme of “Advancing Together”, Ascend outlined the ways it is helping customers solve some of the most pressing technical challenges globally.

Beaulieu Technical Textiles: go green with some of the most sustainable geotextiles in the industry

BTT’s woven geotextiles can reduce CO2-emissions in infrastructure projects by a factor of 10 compared to more conventional methods

Product specific Environmental Product Declarations for woven geotextiles transparently communicate their sustainability
EPDs an essential tool to communicate sustainability performance
Helps carbon-conscious customers in their purchasing and decision making

Borealis and Borouge showcase sustainable Wire & Cable innovations at the WIRE 2022

Borlink™ HVDC technology plays a key role in energy transition projects worldwide including the German Corridors project

Launch of first Borcycle™ M jacketing compound containing up to 50% post-consumer recyclate
Entire Borealis Wire & Cable portfolio to be ADCA-free by end of 2022

Discover Bio circular Fibre Shaping Sustainable Living with Beaulieu Fibres International at Techtextil 22

Visit Booth C43 for a complete fibre portfolio for geotextiles, hygiene & wipes, floor coverings, automotive, upholstery, filtration, composites and construction
Discover our new Bio Circular Fibre
Increase nonwoven & engineered fabric performance with new fibres that reduce carbon footprints & support design for recycling
Partner with our dedicated R&D team to explore new possibilities for collaboration using BFI’s expertise, pilot line and equipment

Unique value chain collaboration “Design4Circularity” achieves first circular cosmetics packaging concept

Giving packaging waste a second life in Personal Care applications

Designed to be recycled again and again: colorless bottle with 100% Post-Consumer recyclate content (PCR), equipped with a printed deinkable full-body shrink sleeve
Full sortability in current recycling infrastructures possible
Innovation unveiled ahead of K 2022: step-wise introduction of individual solutions like additives, PCR, and suitable inks, available directly to the market

Mondi’s mono-material retort pouches evidence effective sorting during recycling

Mondi partnered with the National Test Centre Circular Plastics (NTCP) in the Netherlands to prove effective sorting of its plastic packaging during the recycling process.

Real-life scenarios were created to prove Mondi's mono polypropylene (PP) pouches and reel material are designed for recycling, can be identified during the recycling process and sent to the correct recycling stream.
The tests validate how Mondi's recyclable mono-material packaging can contribute to European plastics strategy recycling targets.

Study: Switching from laser to inkjet printing can save 1.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year

A complete switch from laser to inkjet printing can reduce energy-related emissions from printing by more than half (52.6 per cent) of current levels by 2025, saving around 1.3 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, according to a recent study by Dr Tim Forman, Cambridge University, commissioned by Epson.

Constantia Flexibles and Plasthill reduce packaging weight for greater sustainability

Constantia Flexibles and Plasthill B.V., a company of the Dutch Oerlemans Packaging Group, are bringing the CompresSeal technology developed by Constantia Flexibles together to the European market. The CompresSeal film has a higher seal strength than standard polyethylene film and weighs up to 30% less. The film will be available to the first customers in selected markets from August 2022.

Saving energy in metal decorating

kb csm 1500x1000 F1 HighEcon 00eb596b0Presentation of alternative technologies and ways to save gas

Explanations based on best practice examples
Consistently positive feedback from customers
Saving energy is one of the most pressing challenges of our time. The spiralling gas prices, in particular, are driving production costs to previously unknown heights for many companies.

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