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Recycling

Tetra Pak works closely with 160 partners in 70 countries around the world on improving recycling, using a market by market approach.

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Recycling and The Circular Economy: Turning Packaging into Products
In the last two to three years I’ve witnessed a growing interest in recycling, predominantly in relation to the plastics debate, as there is increasing public awareness of the unacceptable and unsustainable effects of (plastic) waste getting into the ocean. Even though Tetra Pak packages are made mainly from paperboard (about 75%), we are part of this conversation because we use plastic for...
Sep 10, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Celebrating Recycling Routes
Tetra Pak Brazil is celebrating ten years since the launch of its Recycling Route (www.rotadareciclagem.com.br). This is a website that offers consumers a simple way of finding recycling collection points in various cities across Brazil. Since its launch in 2008, more than 1.3 million visitors have used the website to find their...
Apr 9, 2018 11:00 AM ET
Schools Make Recycling Fun in Japan
Our educational program in schools throughout Japan helps to spread information about carton recycling in a fun, interactive way. It is also helping to increase the number of cartons people recycle. Recycling infrastructure and requirements are different all over the world. In Japan people must open, rinse and dry cartons, otherwise the recycling centres can’t process them. Instead of...
Mar 29, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Schools Help Raise Recycling Rates in Greece
Tetra Pak Hellas has been supporting recycling initiatives in schools in Greece, ranging from workshops to collection points, all to raise awareness and improve the rate of recycling in the country. In Thessaloniki, Greece’s second-largest city, Eco Greece and Tetra Pak Hellas, have distributed recycling bins to 80 schools in the municipality. This, together with a series of recycling...
Mar 28, 2018 9:00 AM ET
Recycling Gives Beverage Cartons a New Life
How recycling works The layers that make up an aseptic carton – paper fibres, polymers and aluminium – can all be recycled using relatively simple techniques, and turned into new products, cutting the amount of waste sent to landfill and reducing demand for resources. We divide recycling solutions into three categories, depending on the materials to be recycled:...
Mar 20, 2018 10:00 AM ET

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