02 Aug '11, 7pm

Can we finally start #recycling drink pouches? This is pretty amazing:

Can we finally start #recycling drink pouches? This is pretty amazing:

Photo: Creative Commons, Mike Murphy Finding recycling options for food and beverage packaging made from plastic and aluminum laminates – such as pouches for drinks or pet food and aseptic drink cartons – has always been a challenge. If you don’t live in one of the handful of communities that offers pick-up or drop-off collection for aseptic cartons, your only option is to mail in these packaging products to TerraCycle for recycling. But Kraft Foods and Nestlé hope to make recycling of this difficult material more widespread, announcing a new partnership with United Kingdom company Enval that has developed a technology to recycle laminate packaging. The food and beverage companies will support the construction of the first commercial-scale plant for Enval’s patented technology; the recycling equipment manufactured will ultimately be sold to other waste handling companies. ...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/08/02/more-recycling-option...

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