packaging

  PROJECT DESCRIPTION   The RE-PACK EDOILS project aimed to produce and market packaging (preforms and bottles) for edible oils made of 100% recycled plastic, after carefully evaluating their functional properties and suitability for contact with food. The idea is in line with the European legislation (EC Regulation 282/2008), which provides for the possibility of using post-consumer recycled plastic materials (those coming from the sorting of plastic) also for food...
  PROJECT DESCRIPTION The ECO PAPER project has led to an innovative concept of using confectionery production waste, previously treated as waste and disposed of by incineration, as a functional part of the final packaging of food products. The starting concept is based on the opportunity to reuse thousands of tons of waste that would otherwise be destroyed. Hazelnut shells are waste that cannot be avoided when using hazelnuts in food production. With the ECO PAPER project, this...
  PROJECT DESCRIPTION In 2011 around 252 million tonnes of municipal waste were produced in the European Union, that is 502 kg per inhabitant, a very high, but fortunately decreasing number, while the quantity of packaging waste increased both in Europe and in Italy. The NO WASTE project, implemented by the Municipality of Reggio Emilia in partnership with the Municipality of Trento, Ambiente Italia, Coop Consumatori del Nordest and the Reggio nel Mondo association, aimed to...