European Coatings Journal - 14.06.2019 | Sebastian Kraußlach | EUPIA CONFERENCE


The latest regulatory measures such as the Single-Use Plastics Directive target the reduction of waste, especially plastic waste, as primary objective. Equally, the ink consuming packaging industry recognises sustainability as the best way forward. The innovative solutions offered by the supply chain are two-fold: improved product design and more recycling. What does this mean for the ink industry? Product design has been identified as a primary path to reach higher recycling rates, since not all items are equally recyclable. The UK's sixth largest food retailer Co-op therefore suggests to narrow the range of polymers ...
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