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PET sustainability

Overview of PET packaging including some sustainability information.
Published by NAPCOR

Plastics - Standard Abbreviations

List of plastics abbreviations with definitions
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Plastics packaging manufacturers in the UK

List of BPF packaging members
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Plastics processes

Description of each of the major plastics processing technologies
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Plastics recycling and sustainability

Environmental impact of plastics packaging
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Plastics technical terms equivalents in the major European languages

Table of technical terms translated. Translations of basic terms between five major languages
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Polymer type list with basic properties

Basic properties of polymers. Excellent list of all polymers and their applications
Published by British Plastics Federation (BPF)

Postconsumer PET container recycling activity in 2012

It is intended to provide the reader with a detailed overview of the recycling of injection stretch blow molded polyethyleneterephthalate (PET) containers in the United States during 2012, and to a lesser degree, the recycling of PET thermoforms.
Published by NAPCOR

Printing Inks for Food Packaging

Various documents addressing inks for food pacakging
Published by European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA)

Printing inks for food packaging

Overview of the legal provisions for food packaging and the subsequent requirements on printing inks for food packaging.
Published by European Printing Ink Association (EuPIA)

Prism report interface between carton and flexible packaging


Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

ProCarton design awards

Annual awards joint with ECMA
Published by European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers (Procarton)

Publications on films and flexible packaging

Link to publications on films and flexible packaging
Published by Packaging and Films Association (PAFA)

Recyclability by Design

Recyclability by design document. Web page contains downloadable PDF updated in 2013
Published by Recycling of Used Plastics Limited (RECOUP)

Recycling cartons

Recycling collection and processing of cartons
Published by Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (Ace)