RPC bpi protect supplies sustainable shrink wrapping into Radnor Hills bottled waterpackagingnews.co.uk #Packaging_NewsFebruary 12, 2019
With a minimum of 31% PCR as well as being 100% recyclable itself, this moves follows its recent switch to bottles with 51% recycled plastic (RPET) and ensures it is fully in line with the latest government proposals for plastic packaging by utilising what RPC says is one of the most sustainable solutions for the collation and multi-packing of goods.
Using the Sustane recycled polymer from RPC bpi recycled products, its ultra-low carbon footprint enables X-EnviroShrink combines recycled content with full recyclability.
William Watkins, managing director at Radnor Hills, said: “When RPC bpi protec approached us with X-EnviroShrink, the ability to integrate further recycled content into our packaging solutions was extremely appealing and we are delighted with the results and the improvements it has made to our sustainability footprint.”
Available in both un-printed and printed versions X-EnviroShrink is a collation shrink suited to a wide variety of products and markets, from beverage cans and bottles to canned food and cartons.
Enabling high-speed packing methods to be utilised as a single or twin lane, it helps manufacturers maximise cost-effectiveness and speed-to-market as goods are shipped to supermarket shelves.
David Lumley, managing director of RPC bpi protec, added: “We are delighted to have Radnor Hills as one of the first users of X-EnviroShrink and through this help the company both reuse plastic packaging and deliver the protection, functionality and cost-effectiveness that are equally essential for their bottled waters – and all within a fully recyclable film.”