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Plastic handles now available in PCR HDPE
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Plastic handles now available in PCR HDPE

Paktech now offers plastic handles for multipack packaging in 100% post-consumer recycled high-density polyethylene plastic.
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Sealed Air Corporation: Eco-friendly void-fill

Sealed Air’s PakNatural™ loose fill protective packaging is made from 95% non-food, renewable materials.
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O. Berk Company: Domed oval plastic bottles

O.Berk’s Domed Oval plastic bottles, with their broad front and back panel area, showcase dynamic and unique decorating ideas with color and style.
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30% PCR PET for Marks & Spencer HBA bottle

Launched recently in the UK, a 300-mL PET bottle for Marks & Spencer’s Essential Extracts personal care range incorporates 30% Post-Consumer Recycled material.
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Keystone Folding Box Company: Child-resistant, senior-friendly compliance package

Ecoslide-RX compliance package from Keystone Folding Box Company is made from 100% recyclable material, contains no plastic in its secondary packaging and requires minimal film and foil.  
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Molded-pulp bottle disrupts laundry detergent category

The Seventh Generation container consists of a molded-pulp outer shell made from 70% recycled cardboard (OCC) and 30% old newspapers (ONP) that can be recycled up to seven times.
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PepsiCo Canada unveils 7UP EcoGreen 100% rPET Bottle

First soft drink bottle in North America to be made from 100% rPET will reduce the amount of virgin plastic used by approximately 6 million pounds annually.
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Fabri-Kal Corporation: Containers made with 50% post-consumer recycled bottles

Fabri-Kal’s line of Alūr™ crystal-clear containers is now made with 50% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic PET bottles and come with 50% PCR messaging engraved on the bottom container.
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Twist on molded fiber yields smooth surfaces on both sides of a thermoform

Read about Plastic Ingenuity's use of the Type 3 molded fiber process, which creates a strong, well-defined part with smooth surfaces on both sides of a thermoformed part. Feedstock derived from newspaper, waste paperboard, office paper scrap.
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Phoenix Technologies: Modular rPET system enables self-manufacture

Phoenix Technologies’ rPET small-capacity version of its proprietary compact, modular equipment is designed for brand owners who self-manufacture PET containers and who want to support a positive environmental profile.

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