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Dordan: Thermoformed colored algae-plastic

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Pack Expo Booth #6606! Dordan has been working with ALGIX, an aquatic biomass technology company in partnership with Kimberly-Clark, on thermoforming the latest generation of its algae plastic that utilizes algae waste from aquaculture.
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Aveda launches package recycling program

Aveda’s new Full Circle recycling program allows customers to return packaging not accepted by municipal programs to be recycled, reused, or burned for energy recovery.
Eco-friendly pouches for Natura's new Sou line of products.
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Innovative pouches launched in Brazil

To expand its consumer base, Natura – leader in direct sales of cosmetics in Brazil – presented last May a new line of personal care products, Sou, with lower prices than similar items in its portfolio.
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OCTAL: DPET/PE laminate sheet for thermoformed food containers

See it at PACK EXPO Las Vegas Booth # S-7858! OCTAL’s DPET/PE laminate sheet for thermoformed food containers, with the option for barrier performance, preserves contents from deterioration while providing appealing, detailed printing designs in both vacuum and modified atmosphere applications.


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Total: Polypropylene food containers

Polypropylene Lumicene Random from Total uses a material based on proprietary metallocene technology to produce rigid food packaging that features a unique combination of cleanliness, ease of processing, and quality optics as well as food compatibility, and sustainability benefits.
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U.K. recycler celebrates anniversary with 500 million green bottles

In one year, Continuum Recycling—a joint venture of Coca-Cola Enterprises and ECO Plastics—has processed half a billion bottles, doubling U.K.’s bottle-grade rPET supply.
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NOVA Chemicals: EPS resin with recycled content

If you have been looking for a recycled-content EPS resin, NOVA Chemicals’ newest expandable polystyrene resin, R625B, is a shape/packaging grade resin with 25% recycled-content.
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Milliken Chemical: Thermoforming PP

Polychim and Milliken take homopolymer PP performance for packaging applications to a new level.
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Perfecseal SkyBlue
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Perfecseal, a Bemis Co.: High-barrier blister film

SkyBlue is manufactured via a co-extrusion process as a symmetrical structure.
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Filmquest: Ultra low-gloss film

Filmquest’s Soft Touch Ultra Low Gloss CP-267 film has a dead matte surface that allows high definition graphics to be seen from any angle without the loss of clarity from reflected store lighting.

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