Converter October 2021 Newsletter
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Organics recycling program allows Cortec to use its own compostable bags

Cortec Corporation has launched its organics recycling program at Cortec global headquarters near Saint Paul, Minnesota. The program will collect food and paper waste that is usually thrown into the facility’s usual waste and turn it into compost instead.

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Lidl GB builds on plastic reduction goals

Lidl GB launched new initiatives as part of its REset Plastic strategy, to eliminate plastic waste and support the continued reduction and recyclability of plastics in its stores.

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Packaging trends from 2021 and beyond

The global packaging industry is increasingly investing in smart automation and eco-friendly solutions, customising offerings as per a wide range of end-use verticals according to a new report from MarketNgage. The volume of packaging materials has witnessed a significant jump since the onset of the covid-19 pandemic.

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Paper Lid and Metsä Board produce 100% recyclable lid for takeaway cups

A long-term collaboration between Finnish start-up company, The Paper Lid Company and Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, has led to the development of a 100% recyclable paperboard lid for use with takeaway cups.

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Afri-Plastics Challenge funds scale back of plastic packaging waste solutions

Nesta Challenges has launched the second strand - Creating Solutions - of the Afri-Plastics Challenge, funded by the Government of Canada. The Challenge is supporting African innovators with new ideas or early-stage solutions, encouraging the reduction or elimination of plastic usage across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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