Popular stand-up pouches now recyclable

11/3/2013 | FoodProductionDaily.com (France)

Dow Performance Packaging created a 100% recyclable stand-up pouch made from only polyethylene resins so it can be recycled within existing PE recovery channels. The pouch has "88% less total material weight, consumes 54% less energy and allows for up to 90% less post-consumer solid waste" when compared to cake mix boxes, according to LCA Analysis, said Nestor de Mattos, group marketing director for food and specialty packaging at Dow. The package can be used for both dry and frozen foods.

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