A breakthrough technology that coats polymer films with an ultra-thin clear barrier layer to enhance product shelf-life has been unveiled by the Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology.
The overall recycling rate of alufoil trays and semi-rigid containers throughout Europe is 40 per cent, but there are plans afoot to increase that rate, claims the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA).
The Aluminium Packaging Recycling Organisation (Alupro) hit back
against criticisms on recycling issues by UK environment secretary
Hilary Benn, saying that while it agreed improvements must be made,
some remarks were incorrect.