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Why the “plastic to paper” transition is a must-have

Plastic packaging alone accounts for 26% of the total volume of plastic produced and used worldwide. Although it offers direct and indirect economic benefits (particularly the level of merchandise storage and fuel consumption for transport due to the reduced weight of the packaging), its low level of recycling makes it a threat to the oceans...
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Toward sustainable printing

Printing activities have an environmental impact to be carefully assessed, as they involve the use of ink, toner and other elements to be pondered better. Fedrigoni is not only concerned with the responsible production of its papers and self-adhesive materials, but also with outlining how a printing process can be sustainable. We have identified 10...
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CIRCULAR PACKAGING: FROM PLASTIC TO PAPER

Packaging makes it possible to deliver a lot of products by complying with information, safety, hygiene and shelf-life requirements. At the same time, the disposable plastic used to make most packaging has become a widely discussed issue, and growing awareness of its environmental impact has prompted consumers to ask for ever more recyclable packaging (globenewswire.com)....
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Our commitment to promoting well-being in the company

Great resignation and quite quitting are two terms often heard in connection with different work and employment environments. Both are related to the post-pandemic, but also to the cultural and social evolution characterized by people greater pursuit of well-being and values even in their own work-life balance. For a company, taking care of its people,...
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Ecovadis Platinum: Sustainability Rating

Committing to sustainability entails, for a company, having clear and measurable targets going forward over time. This means having monitoring tools and being audited by third-party entities which strictly certify its progress from the standpoint of environmental, social and governance performance. Like EcoVadis, the international rating agency behind the first platform in the world for...
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Greenwashing, how to detect it

Nowadays, the quest for a good green reputation drives companies to highlight their sustainability features in communication and marketing, although in many cases this occurs in unclear and not fully transparent fashion. Thus, specific claims can be misleading, and it turns out difficult to disentangle between greenwashing and reliable statements. Came into being in 1983...
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Pre- and post-consumer waste: a different impact

Measuring the life-cycle environment footprint of a product is quite crucial for companies committed to circular economy principles. When it comes to the carbon footprint of products with recycled content two definitions usually spring to mind: pre-consumer waste recycling (PRE-cw); and post- consumer waste recycling (PCW). The former are the discarded or unused material that...