Two ambitious scale-ups with two innovative technologies. Combine them together and the possibilities are infinite. “One plus one is not two in this equation but eleven.” That is what DSM-Niaga and Ecor experienced. Read below how directors Chris Reutelingsperger (Niaga) and Eric Logtens (Ecor) talk about their cooperation, market disruption, awareness around sustainability and circularity.
ECOR was included in Kingfisher’s Sustainable Home Product Guidelines, on p. 38 in Appendix 5: Recycled content, as a sustainable alternative to particleboard.
From Talking the Talk to Building the Booth: The Story of Avery Dennison’s Recycled Booth at LABELEXPO
By Georg Mueller-Hof Vice President Marketing at Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials There’s been a lot of talk over the years about sustainability in the business world, and especially in our business, the pressure-sensitive label industry. It’s one thing to talk about sustainability, to want sustainability, and to encourage it. It’s another to make
There are lots of businesses making claims about being sustainable these days and the current trend is to go all out and make a big bold statement about how circular your business is – Ikea, P&G, Unilever, to name a few in 2017 already. At Bioregional, we are always looking for ways to support and
There are lots of businesses making claims about being sustainable these days and the current trend is to go all out and make a big bold claim about how circular your business is – Ikea, P&G, Unilever to name a few in 2017 already. In my blog six simple features of circular business models explained, I explored how businesses were starting to
The Netherlands-based paper manufacturer, Van Houtum, has announced a €5 million investment in a joint venture for the production of ECOR, a sustainable alternative to particleboard and other materials, made from recycled waste resources ranging from paper and agricultural waste, to textiles and even beverage cups as a raw material feedstock. The ECOR green building
RETHINKING MATERIALS FOR A CIRCULAR ECONOMY SEB EGERTON-READ · OCTOBER 21, 2015 In the 21st century, product and material choices hold greater importance than ever before. There is an informed and growing awareness of the problems faced by a finite supply of resources, including wood, metals and petroleum-based plastics. Furthermore, significant health concerns are being
LEVI STRAUSS & CO: UNZIPPED BLOG LS&Co. Expands Clothing Recycling Initiative to All U.S. Stores As part of its sustainability initiatives, the iconic denim brand Levi Strauss & Co. is taking a step toward reducing this massive stream of potentially recyclable waste by offering customers a pathway to recycling clothing (and shoes). Levi’s has made