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SPC report highlights use of recycled content in packaging

Virginia-based Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has published a report on the opportunities and challenges for using recycled content in plastic packaging applications.

The report titled ‘Guidelines for Increasing Post Consumer Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging’ addresses common issues and strategies for increasing recycled content in common beverage, dairy, electronic, household care and laundry, pharmaceutical, personal care product and snack plastic packaging.

The report offers a snapshot of the performance requirements, regulatory, technical, and aesthetic considerations, and market availability challenges in using recycled content. It also includes technical information and solutions for overcoming many of the challenges detailed in the report.