Campbell Commits To Sustainable Goals
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Campbell Soup Company has announced four new sustainability goals, including a pledge to ensure that 100 percent of the packaging used by its brands is re- cyclable or compostable by 2030. According to Campbell, the aim of the four goals is to reduce packaging waste through investments in recy- clability, use of recycled content, and consumer educa- tion and infrastructure. To achieve its four new targets,Campbell claims it will: • Transition 100 percent of its packaging to recycla- ble or industrially compostable designs and materials by 2030. • Increase the use of post-consumer recycled con- tent and incorporate 25 percent post-consumer recy- cled content into polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles by 2030. • Drive increases in recycling rates through standard- ized on-pack labelling by including the How2Recycle label on 100 percent of packaging by 2022. • Expand access to recycling and advance the de- velopment of infrastructure to improve the collection and recycling of packaging by building and investing in partnerships with peers and industry groups. Campbell claimed that its V8 V-Fusion and V8 Blends multi-serve bottles switched from shrink sleeve labels to wrap labels in 2019, while snack bags were rede- signed for its Kettle brand, which resulted in a 43 per- cent reduction in plastic. The company says that it has already implemented How2Recycle instructions on several of its products, and will continue to roll the labels out until 2022. Cyngient Launches UV Flexo Coating Cyngient has launched PUREmatte,a virtually odorless UV-LED matte overprint coating for flexographic print- ers.Curing to an extremely low odor, PUREmatte is suit- ed for printers and converters of shrink films and pres- sure sensitive labels, as well as flexible packaging and folding carton applications, according to the company. PUREmatte offers flexibility for shrink sleeves and prime labels while being benzo-free and featuring abrasion resistance. These properties, said the manu- facturer, make PUREmatte appealing to brand owners in the beverage,pharmaceutical,health and beauty,and other end-use segments with stringent demands for low-odor packaging. PUREmatte is also an eco-friendly product manufactured with lower migration materials. It is Nestlé- compliant and complies with California Proposition 65.
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