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Recycling and civil society: which are the most effective awareness raising strategies

Environmental issues and those concerning recycling have recently returned to the fore, especially following the recent Coronavirus pandemic. According to the opinion of many geologists, including Mario Tozzi, zoonoses are the consequence of a type of exploitation of resources that damages biodiversity through the destruction of ecosystems. In this sense, the greater frequency of contact […]

End of waste Paper and Cardboard: how waste becomes resources

Environment Italian Minister Sergio Costa has signed the regulation that marks the End of Waste regarding the life cycle of paper and cardboard. The minister himself stated that “the End of Waste is an indispensable element for enhancing the potential of waste and can make a strong contribution to developing the potential of the recycling […]

Smart manufacturing and industry 4.0: perspectives for the post Covid restart

If we are to find a positive effect caused by the Covid 19 pandemic, we must certainly look for it in the environmental improvement due to the quarantine, which has probably further turned the spotlight on the issues of recycling and recovery. However, the results achieved could be entirely momentary, because in phase 2 and […]

Packaging recovered: 2025 goals exceeded

Do Italians commit to separate waste collection? According to some data concerning the year 2019, not only does the percentage of recycled waste increase, but the objectives to be achieved in 2025 imposed by Europe are exceeded. Giorgio Quagliuolo, outgoing president of Conai, in a statement issued to the Assembly of the National Packaging Consortium […]

How to increase the circular economy and in the recycling sector

The choice of sustainable solutions also concerns the supply chain engaged in the production of cardboard packaging. Based on the new goals set by Europe and government agencies, work is being done with a view to promoting a circular economy that optimizes a virtuous process based on the following principles: production, use, recycling and reuse. […]

Decarbonization strategy: what is it?

Climate change is a current and urgent topic that affects the whole world and requires the right attention from society. First of all, the industries that have an urgent duty to change their production methods, becoming more sustainable and attentive to the environment. It is for these reasons that for years there has been talk […]

Packaging Fruit and Vegetable Sector: Corrugated cardboard, reusable wood and plastic

Plastic baskets, punnets and trays, corrugated cardboard bags, packaging with nets and sustainable packaging represent part of the solutions used as packaging in the fruit and vegetable sector. A complex and articulated world bonded to movements to which fresh fruit and vegetables are subjected. There are numerous needs to be met: from transportation to fruit […]

Green Spacer Protective Barriers: features and benefits

Among the consequences of Coronavirus stands out the emergency of reorganizing professional environments in total safety and in full compliance with current regulations. The Green Spacer cardboard protective barriers have been specially designed to cope with this situation, with total respect for the environment. They have the same protective functions as plexiglass separators and advantageous prices.  Green Spacer Protective […]

Packaging in the time of the coronavirus: data and considerations

Following the lockdown, a sudden rise in purchases of essential products such as flour, rice, milk, cannery, yeast and personal hygiene products such as pharmaceuticals and sanitizers occurred. In conjunction with the purchase of essential goods, consumers have returned to appreciate the packaging and its main features, such as preserving and protecting the integrity of the content. But not only that: the ability of the packaging to keep the flavor and […]

How long does Coronavirus last on surfaces? Ministry of Health data

The circular of 22 May 2020 of the Ministry of Health, reports the virus resistance times on surfaces, which are minimal for paper and cardboard (about 3 hours) and last for several days on plastic and stainless steel.  How long does Covid 19 last on surfaces? The data  The transmission of the Coronavirus occurs mainly through droplets, or droplets […]