Product protection

Product protection is climate protection. Damaged goods mean energy and raw materials used in their production are wasted.

 

ERDE Initiative

Collect and recycle all films used in the fields. ERDE Initiative commits to recycling crop plastics.

 

Eco design

The golden rule of eco design: achieve the highest protective effect with as little packaging as possible.

The latest news

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...
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IK emphasises: “Circular economy is a shared responsibility”
The European Commission is currently examining various regulatory options to increase the proportion of recycled...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Nationwide collection of used perforated film starts in 2021 – ERDE...
The IK initiative ERDE (Erntekunststoffe Recycling Deutschland) will begin collecting perforated films nationwide...
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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...
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Uncertain supply: Manufacturers of plastic packaging lack important raw...
Manufacturers of plastic packaging in Germany continue to report worsening supply bottlenecks for various raw materials....
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Raw materials for plastic packaging are becoming scarce
– Supply shortages especially for PP, HDPE and LDPE – Many manufacturers of plastic packaging in Germany are...
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