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May 26, 2016
Avery Dennison Bio-based PE label material FAQ

Is it as good as normal PE? What is its carbon footprint? Where do the raw materials for Avery Dennison bio-based PE film come from? The answers to these and all the other questions you always wanted to ask are now here.

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Avery Dennison Bio-based PE label material
Dec 04, 2015
Brothers Drinks saves 1.5 million square metres of label liner waste from incineration with the Avery Dennison and PET UK recycling scheme

PET is by far the most recycled plastic material in Europe, with the equivalent of over 66 billion bottles recycled in 2014. However, recycling siliconised PET liner is more complex and challenging, and was achieved in Europe only last year, when Avery Dennison reached out to PET UK in Scotland. Such recycling offers converters and brand owners an opportunity to move towards a more circular economy and save costs, whilst reducing environmental impacts and greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 Brothers Drinks was one of the first brands to join the Avery Dennison recycling scheme run in partnership with PET UK.

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Dec 01, 2015
Avery Dennison reinforces its commitment to sustainable business

Avery Dennison is proud to announce it has signed the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining more than 100 U.S. companies in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Oct 06, 2015
Avery Dennison introduces glass labelling technology to boost recycling yields

At Labelexpo Europe 2015, which was held in Brussels from 29 September until 2 October, Avery Dennison introduced a proprietary labelling technology that allows clear separation of self-adhesive labels from glass pieces thus facilitating clean glass recycling.

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Jul 10, 2015
Avery Dennison Stands Out At Labelexpo With Innovations That Offer Converters Enhanced Productivity

Avery Dennison will introduce a number of significant innovations designed to drive sustainable growth at Labelexpo Europe 2015 which will be held in Brussels from 29 September until 2 October.

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Jan 19, 2015
L'Oréal and Avery Dennison collaborate to reduce environmental impact of labels

L’Oreal Americas and Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label lifecycle.

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L'Oréal and Avery Dennison
Sep 03, 2014
Italian Environmental Service Provider Tramonto Antonio Joins Avery Dennison Waste Disposal Programme

Avery Dennison has expanded its European waste disposal programme by appointing Tramonto Antonio srl, an environmental service provider, as its partner in Northern Italy.

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Sep 03, 2014
Avery Dennison launches a complete range of bisphenol A-free and Phenol-free products

Label converters can now benefit from a new Avery Dennison portfolio designed to meet growing consumer demand for materials that do not contain bisphenol A (BPA) or phenol*. Materials containing BPA are widely used for thermal applications such as till receipts.

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Jun 19, 2014
FSC® matters to all of us

As an FSC chain-of-custody (CoC) certified company, Avery Dennison seeks to promote sustainable, socially beneficial and economically prosperous forest management. Moreover,we are committed to constantly growing our offer of FSC-certified materials.

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May 20, 2014
Label converter Reynders_Label Printing signs up for new Paper Recycling Program by Avery Dennison and Smurfit Kappa

The potential of Avery Dennison liner recycling initiatives has been confirmed as Belgian label converter Reynders_Label Printing recently signed up for the new paper liner recycling program, initiated by Avery Dennison and operated by Smurfit Kappa.

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