Tetra Pak introduces certified recycled polymers

Tetra Pak has announced the introduction of certified recycled polymers, becoming the first company in the food and beverage packaging industry to be awarded the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Advanced Products certification. Its carton packages integrating attributed recycled polymers are now available for food and beverage manufacturers. This move marks a key step in Tetra Pak’s approach to circularity which includes: minimising dependency on fossil-based resources; responsibly sourcing raw materials; designing packages for enhanced recycling and reduced litter; and building partnerships to develop effective collection and recycling infrastructure worldwide. Alejandro…

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Tetra Pak recognised with prestigious double ‘A’ score for global climate and forests stewardship

Tetra Pak has been recognised for leadership in corporate sustainability by global environmental non-profit CDP, securing a place on its prestigious A List for tackling climate change, as well as acting to protect forests – two of the three environmental themes covered by CDP. Tetra Pak is the only company in the carton packaging sector to be included in the CDP leadership band for five years in a row and to score an outstanding double ‘A’ for climate and forests in 2020.   Tetra Pak is part of a very small number…

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Tetra Pak Calls for Collaborative Innovation to Tackle Sustainability Challenges in the Food Packaging Industry

Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry’s sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has changed, and a new partnership ecosystem model is emerging, where the entire industry works in close collaboration. This brings together not only producers and suppliers, but also research institutions, universities and start-ups in an attempt to find solutions. According to the latest research the global food supply chain system is responsible for 26% of global greenhouse gas emissions; a…

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Stora Enso and Tetra Pak to explore the building of a recycling line for used beverage cartons

Stora Enso and Tetra Pak are joining forces to explore the possibility of building a new recycling line to significantly increase the recycling of used beverage cartons in Central and Eastern Europe. The two partners are initiating a feasibility study to assess the viability of building a large-scale recycling line for Used Beverage Cartons (UBC) at Stora Enso’s Ostrołęka Mill in Poland. In the model Stora Enso would pulp and separate the fibers from used beverage cartons at its Ostrołęka Mill and use the recycled fibres as a raw material, while Tetra Pak would secure…

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Tetra Pak’s 2020 Sustainability Report Highlights Commitment to Food, People and Futures

Tetra Pak has published its 2020 Sustainability Report , celebrating the many ways the company has worked to protect food, people and futures in the past year. An annual tradition since 1999, this year’s report is especially poignant in the midst of a global pandemic, while the world’s focus on planet and the environment is being challenged. “The pandemic has changed how we live and work, giving even deeper meaning to our promise to protect what’s good,” said Jeff Fielkow, President and CEO, Tetra Pak U.S. and Canada. “Now more than…

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