Adhesives for improved recycling of packaging

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Adhesives and sealants for sustainable development: Recycling

A new adhesive enables the use of recycled polyethylene film for multilayer packaging materials and the recycling of these materials in a closed loop

Posted Apr 21, 2020
  • Recycling of packaging materials is a top priority on the circular economy agenda.
  • Multilayer packaging is designed to meet the highest standards for product shelf life and protection of product quality.
  • A solvent-free adhesive that is suitable for recycling and also for bonding of recycled plastic films has been developed.
  • The adhesives are compatible with the olefin layers and have excellent mechanical recycling properties.