A few months ago, the government gave the green light to the draft of the new Waste Law, aimed to boost a circular economy, improve waste management, and fight pollution. This proposed legislation establishes, for the first time in Spanish law, constraints on certain single-use plastics, restricting the introduction of…
Since the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched the report ‘The New Plastics Economy’ in January 2016, presenting, for the first time, the vision of a global economy in which plastics never become waste, these reports have become a global benchmark, making headlines around the world. …
Fruit and vegetable products are characterised by their freshness, which is increasingly valued and demanded by consumers. The packaging system for fruit and vegetables has to preserve these characteristics, which, in many cases, might be more complex than it seems. Having sustainable packaging can be the key to achieving it. This has been one of the central issues of the sessions held at the Fruit Attraction LiveConnect, one of the largest Marketplaces and Professional Networks in the world, specialised in the fruit and vegetable sector.
Mondelez está impulsando todo tipo de iniciativas para lograr la Economía Circular, con compromisos en más de 15 países, incluyendo España y trabajando para la consecución de nuevos hitos dentro de su compromiso para lograr que el 100% de su packaging esté diseñado para ser reciclado para 2025, tasa que actualmente si sitúa en el 94%.
It is estimated that, to date, approximately 9.2 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide, the equivalent of more than one ton per (living) person today. This figure would not be a problem if it weren’t for the fact that less than 10% of the total production of plastic is recycled. Moreover, approximately 30% is incinerated and the rest ends up being discarded
Packaging is an especially important step in the complete process to which food is exposed, from its processing or preservation to its supply or distribution chain. The main function of packaging is to contain and protect the products. This, in turn, has led to concerns about the environmental friendliness, biodegradability and sustainability of the packaging materials. And there have also been many developments focused on improving the performance of packaging systems.
Separating plastic packaging and recycling it has become an increasingly popular habit among citizens, who understand that, with this simple gesture, they are contributing to the protection of the environment, an unavoidable task nowadays. Plastics recycling is soaring, to the extent that the global plastics recycling market is expected to…
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