It is now almost ten months since the health crisis of the COVID-19 began. Ten months during which all sectors have been affected, to a greater or lesser extent. During all this time, the plastics industry has played a key role in using its resources and capabilities to fight against the pandemic, supplying different sectors such as the medical-hospital and food sectors.
Climate change has become more and more internalised, but not only in the values and behaviour of each individual, but also in management policies. For example, according to a survey carried out by the European Investment Bank (EIB) in collaboration with the survey specialist group BVA, 64% of Spaniards consider…
Plastic products can be found in virtually all industries. This is due to their characteristics: adaptability, durability, and light weight, which make them a favourite in the construction, packaging, and automotive industries. This sector contributes to the process of innovation, promoting resource efficiency and, at the same time, creating jobs….
The Real Academia Española (RAE) defines a standard as a rule that must be followed or to which conduct, tasks, activities, etc. must be adjusted. So, the objective of standardisation is to draw up a series of technical specifications or standards that are used by organisations to guarantee the quality…
According to Petcore Europe, Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) was first developed for use in synthetic fibres by British Calico Printers in 1941. Although it was originally produced for this purpose, it was soon after that, in the mid-1960s, that it began to be used for packaging film, after which, in the…
Consumer awareness of plastic waste is changing. This transformation is linked to the fact that collection and separation schemes for these materials, and particularly for PET, are gaining ground. Additionally, governments of many countries, and even the European Union itself, are making steady progress in their sustainability plans and increasingly…
Mondelez is promoting several different initiatives to achieve the Circular Economy. Committed in more than 15 countries, Spain included, they are working to hit new milestones as part of its global target to ensure that 100% of its packaging is designed to be recycled by 2025, a rate which currently stands at a 94%.
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