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Dissolving and recovering PE in multi-material flexible packaging

One of the world’s largest consumer goods companies thinks the key to tackling multi-material flexible packaging waste may be to dissolve, separate and precipitate its PE content so it can be recycled. Unilever plans to test the approach at a facility in East Java, Indonesia.

In May, Plastics Recycling Update first wrote about Unilever’s announcement that it will test the long-term commercial-scale viability of what’s called the “CreaSolv” process. The company will target pouches, bags and packets – items it refers to as “sachets.”

Read the full article posted on by Jared Paben