Product protection is climate protection. Damaged goods mean energy and raw materials used in their production are wasted.
Collect and recycle all films used in the fields. ERDE Initiative commits to recycling crop plastics.
The golden rule of eco design: achieve the highest protective effect with as little packaging as possible.
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PackTheFuture Award: Competition for sustainable packaging innovations made...
The IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen and its French partner ELIPSO call on their members to participate in...Read More
EU Packaging Regulation: IK calls for ecological foresight in new...
Yes to recyclability and packaging reduction, no to mandatory recycled content quotas for contact-sensitive packaging...Read More
Successful pilot project: Recycled EPS/styrofoam from the yellow bag...
Bad Homburg, 29. September 2022 – With their own initiative, the German manufacturers of EPS packaging (EPS = expanded...Read More
IK emphasises: “Circular economy is a shared responsibility”
The European Commission is currently examining various regulatory options to increase the proportion of recycled...Read More
Potential for the use of recyclates in plastic packaging
In addition to the recyclability of packaging, one of the most important topics in the discussion about the circular...Read More
ERDE Recycling fulfils voluntary commitment and collects over 50% of...
ERDE was able to significantly increase its collection volume last year – the amount of 26,910 tons of silage and...Read More
No end in sight: Prices for plastics rise to historic highs
The unbroken rise in prices and the continuing shortage of many plastics continue to put pressure on manufacturers of...Read More
Nationwide collection of used perforated film starts in 2021 – ERDE...
The IK initiative ERDE (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland) will begin collecting perforated films nationwide...Read More
Supply shortfalls and price explosion for plastics put processors under...
The manufacturers of plastic products are raising their voice in view of the continuing shortage of raw materials that...Read More
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