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October 15, 2018

Vol. 20 No. 21

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Mondelez Commits To 100% Recyclability MM ondelez International, Deerfield, Illinois, announced a new commitment to make all packaging recyclable and provide recycling information by 2025.The company will work in partnerships so that packaging can be collected and recy- cled in markets around the world. The company’s strategy aims to deliver against its long-term vision for zero-net waste packaging by addressing two objec- tives: making it easier for consumers to recycle packaging and supporting industry coalitions to improve recycling rates. To achieve this, the company is committed to the following:

Labelexpo Americas 2018 Sets Record Labelexpo Americas, in its 16th edition, attracted record numbers in 2018. A total of 487 exhibitors were spread across 203,642 square feet, with almost 30 percent of ex- hibitors new to this year’s show. During the course of the three day show, which took place from Sep-

For exclusive content and breaking news please visit tember 25-27 at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illi- nois, an increase in attendees to 16,413 from 86 countries passed through its doors.The Latin America region was especially strongly repre- sented, with a 95 percent increase on its 2016 show attendee total. Day three, traditionally a quieter day, saw more than 11 percent more visitors than on the same day in 2016. By the end of day three, the show orga- nizer reported an 83 percent rebook rate for its 2020 event.

• All packaging will be made with recyclable material by 2025.The company will provide design guidelines for circular economy to packaging developers, set priorities and identify materials to use or avoid across its packaging range. • All paper-based packaging will be sustainably sourced by 2020. • 65 million kg of packaging material worldwide will be elim- inated by 2020. This reportedly builds off the company’s suc- cess in removing 53.5 million kg of packaging material since 2013 and is consistent with its commitment to use the right

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