Guidelines for Post Consumer Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging

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Guidelines for Post Consumer Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging

Guidelines for Increasing Post Consumer Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging highlights the opportunities and challenges for using recycled content in plastic packaging applications.
The 26-page report addresses common issues and strategies for increasing recycled content in common beverage, dairy, electronic, household care and laundry, pharmaceutical, personal care product, and snack plastic packaging.

The report was intended to facilitate better communication between retailers and brand owners – who have seen in increase in consumer demand for packaging using recycled content – and converters who must grapple with technical, regulatory, and aesthetic challenges in making packaging with recycled content. The report provides reference charts that offer a snapshot of the performance requirements, regulatory, technical, and aesthetic considerations, and market availability challenges in using recycled content. It also includes technical information and solutions for overcoming many of the challenges detailed in the report.

Released September 2010

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Contact:

Adam Gendell
Associate Director, Sustainable Packaging Coalition
adam.gendell@greenblue.org
434.817.1424 x321

@adamgendell