Independent testing confirms that Leonhard Kurz’s ‘InLine Foiling’ tube decoration technology is suitable for recycling in the HDPE containers stream. The technology allows for the inline application of metallic designs on HDPE bottles and tubes. Within this technology, the decoration layer is applied on packaging by deposing a few microns of several layers including top
Making plastic packaging genuinely recyclable hinges on clear guidance for the industry. With that goal in mind, RecyClass developed guidelines for designing coloured polystyrene (PS) containers[1]. Any company wishing to verify the recyclability of its PS packaging can now consult the guidelines or use the free online RecyClass tool [2] which incorporates the RecyClass Design