𝐏𝐓𝐒 𝐡𝐚𝐬 𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐟𝐢𝐞𝐝 𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐧𝐞𝐰 𝐟𝐥𝐞𝐱𝐢𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐩𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐩𝐚𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐄𝐜𝐨B𝐚𝐫𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐫 𝐅𝐥𝐞𝐱™ 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐲𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞.
Large amounts of packaging produced today cannot be recycled in existing recycling systems. This is especially true for multi-material packaging, which today poses a significant and unresolved challenge in recycling. We designed EcoBarier Flex to be easily recyclable in the regular waste paper stream. It’s mono-material composition and valuable fibre content allow for undisturbed and cost-effective manufacture of new paper.
PTS (Papiertechnische Stiftung) is the research and service institute of the German paper industry. Their recyclability test is intended to characterize the recyclability of paper and board packages, paper-based special products, graphic print products and adhesives applications or finishing materials containing non-paper components and which are used for transport safety, reinforcement or handling of recycling-oriented packages and is simulated the industrial paper industry process in laboratory scale. The criteria used in the assessment of recyclability were:
– Repulpability (Mass percentage of the constituents not usable in papermaking)
– Undisturbed sheet formation (Purity of the furnish mass percentage usable in papermaking regarding stickies or optical inhomogeneities)
EcoBarrier Flex™ improves the sustainability of packaging. It’s great for frozen foods, sachets, sweet wraps and other applications where heat-sealing is required.
Recycling offers real and measurable benefits for the environment. Find out more about the advantages of sustainable barrier papers HERE