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Fact check recycling and recyclate: quotas, capacities, processes

In the third contribution to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) series, we examine the topic of “Recycling and the use of recyclates in practice” for you. What are the requirements? What are the goals to be achieved? Where do we stand in real terms? We analyze for you the situation regarding recycling rates, recycling capacities, […]

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How to reach the circular economy turnaround? Deep dive with Martin Stuchtey (Founder, SYSTEMIQ)

In our expert podcast, Matthias Giebel, Partner for Sustainability & Innovation at B+P Consultants, talks to circular economy luminary Martin Stuchtey. The professor for resource strategies and management at the University of Innsbruck is the founder and managing partner of the think tank SYSTEMIQ. We wanted to know from him what innovations are necessary for […]

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Is HolyGrail 2.0 really the circular economy’s ‘holy grail’?

Against the backdrop of increasing environmental regulations and stricter recycling quotas, packaging manufacturers, and in particular the plastics industry, are coming under pressure. This is because far too many recyclable materials are still being lost in the recycling process. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative wants to change this by using digital marker technology. More and more […]

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E-commerce packaging: sustainability moves into focus

E-commerce is booming. Driven not least by the pandemic and lockdown, online sales grew three times as strongly from 2019 to 2020 as in the same period of the previous year. As a central factor in the business, packaging is increasingly becoming a “hidden champion”. In addition to product protection as a central requirement, its […]

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