Tetra Pak packaging being processed at the Gayatri operation
Tetra Pak and Gayatri Paper Mills’ partnership has reached fruition with the operational launch of the first carton recycling facility of its kind in South Africa during the World Environment Week.
The partnership between food processing and packaging Tetra Pak and recycling operation Gayatri Paper Mills ensures the complete, environmentally responsible and friendly lifecycle of the carton from cradle to grave, as 6 000 tons of used beverage cartons per annum are destined for local reuse. Continue reading
Argentina’s Buenos Aires province has decided that single-use nonrecyclable sacks and bags used in stores, supermarkets and retail shopping outlets must be replaced by biodegradable ones.
The measure will mainly affect plastic bags, which must be replaced by more environmentally friendly packaging such as paper that has to be 100% FSC certifi ed,produced with other cellulosic fibers like sugar cane or contain a minimum of 80% recovered paper. Continue reading