Tag: recycling

Paper Arabia 2018

Paper Arabia

Paper Arabia in Dubai is an international trade fair for the paper industry and an excellent opportunity to present the own products on the market. The fair will present dealers, wholesalers, manufacturers, importers and exporters from all sectors of the paper industry. It is well suited to introduce new products to the markets of the Middle East and get feedback from the visitors. The Paper Arabia will take place on 3 days from Sunday, 16. December to Tuesday, 18. December…

It’s a sticky situation

TAPPSA Journal release liner recycling

Is there enough being done to address liner waste in South Africa? Labels are everywhere. Critical in the packaging value chain – whether on paper, plastic, tin or glass, whether for brand identification or ingredient specification, labels matter. But there are some unsung heroes that marry the labels to their products: release liners. Label waste is a challenging material to recycle as it comprises layers of different substrates. Over and above the sticker label (facestock), there is adhesive, silicon and…

Notebook today, packaging tomorrow.

Paper and cardboard, produced in Brazil, has its origins in planted trees, a renewable resource. This paper can be recycled and transformed into new products. But we need your help! Ibá (Indústria Brasileira de Árvores/Brazilian Tree Industry) presents its new educational video “Recycling, it’s up to all of us” which encourages consumers to recycle the wide variety of paper and cardboard packaging. The video clearly presents the entire paper and recycling process; starting from the trees planted to produce paper to…

11% of South Africans committed to recycling, research finds

Recycling

Baseline consumer research, commissioned at the end of 2016, profiles current attitudes towards recycling in South Africa and where our nation sits on PETCO’s Consumer Engagement Journey. Of the South Africans interviewed (LSM 7 to 10, ages 18 to 49, nationwide), 67% claim to recycle ‘some’ of the time, while only 11% claim to recycle ‘all’ of the time. The lack of storage space at home, and the absence of ‘easily accessible’ depots were cited as two of the biggest…