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Packaging from food waste

Paper and cardboard are preferred packaging options for many types of food. To obtain the desired properties, it has to be coated with film that provides a barrier to mechanical impacts, moisture, grease and oxygen, typically made of polyethylene synthesized from crude oil. An international consortium of experts looks at how a new coating for paper and cardboard made from food by-products could help reduce waste as well.

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Things About Packaging That Nobody Knows

Environment Concept Hand Holding White Paper With Recycle Symbol on Green Bokeh Background

Up until now, you rarely heard companies talk about how sustainable or innovative they are when it comes to packaging. They've relied on customers to pick up on it and notice that something has changed. But the developments in the packaging industry in particular are too important not to tell people about them and rely on , i.e. customers, to pay attention. And yet there is still a great deal of potential in this field, because at the moment there are only a few topics more important than recycling or the circular economy.

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